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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Missing Endangered Round Lake-Area Man

Wu

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing endangered man.  

Nicholas ‘Nick’ Wu, 26, was last seen on May 22, 2019, at approximately 7:30PM, leaving his home in...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 24, 2019

K9 Dax Named Finalist for Hero Dog National Title

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Sheriff John Idleburg is happy to announce, due to the large number of votes in Lake County, K9 Dax made it to the final round of voting for the 2019 American Humane Hero Dog Award!

K9 Dax began his successful career with the Lake County Sheriff’...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 19, 2019

Unincorporated Spring Grove Vehicle Versus Home Traffic Crash with Injuries

Franz

On May 19, 2019, at approximately 1:45AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a vehicle versus house traffic crash with injuries in the 28900 block of South Avenue, Unincorporated Spring Grove.

When Sheriff’s Deputies arrived, t...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 18, 2019

Volo Chemical Spill

On May 18, 2019, at approximately 10:10AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the intersection of North Cornerstone Drive and Remington Drive, Volo, for a reported chemical spill.  

Sheriff’s Deputies arrived and...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 18, 2019

Child Seriously Injured in Hit & Run Traffic Crash

On May 18, 2019, at approximately 5:00AM, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by Inverness Police Officers regarding an injured 13-year-old boy who had been transported from the 1100 block of Glencrest Drive, Inverness, to St. Alexius...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 18, 2019

Sheriff’s Sergeant Graduates Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command

Sgt Tomasello Graduation

Sheriff John Idleburg is pleased to announce the recent graduation of Sergeant David Tomasello from Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) Class #459.

The ten-week School of Police Staff and Command began March 11, 20...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Update: Round Lake Beach Man Charged

Andrews

Following a thorough investigation, Sheriff’s Detectives obtained criminal charges on Kennett J. Andrews, 45, of the 300 block of Meadow Green Lane, Round Lake Beach, for one count of Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm (Class 1 Felony).  ...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Home Shot in Beach Park

On May 16, 2019, at approximately 10:35AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a residence in the 12900 block of West Wakefield Drive, Beach Park.  The 911 caller advised someone fired shots into his home.  Sheriff&...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Upcoming Latino Citizens Police Academy

Latino Academy

Sheriff John Idleburg is pleased to announce the first-ever Lake County Sheriff’s Office Latino Citizens Police Academy, which will begin on June 5, 2019, and run for six-weeks.  Classes will be held at the Sheriff’s Office Su...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 15, 2019

Waukegan Exchange Club Honors Two Sheriff’s Employees

Waukegan Exchange Club

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce a sheriff’s deputy and a sheriff’s sergeant were honored by the Waukegan Exchange Club.  

Sergeant Gianni Giamberduca was selected as ‘Command Officer ...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 13, 2019

Man Charged with Arson After Setting His Car on Fire in Beach Park

Peters

On May 11, 2019, at approximately 10:00PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the area of North Kenosha Road & Green Bay Road, Beach Park, for a report of a vehicle fire.  Sheriff’s Deputies arrived on the s...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 13, 2019

Critical Beach Park Traffic Crash

On May 13, 2019, at approximately 2:00AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of North Sheridan Road and North Ganster Road, Beach Park, for a traffic crash with injuries.  Sheriff’s Deputies arrived and locat...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 12, 2019

Fatal Beach Park Traffic Crash

On May 12, 2019, at approximately 2:30AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the area of Green Bay Road and Kenosha Road, Beach Park, for a traffic crash with injuries.  When Sheriff’s Deputies arrived, they fou...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Inmates on Modified Lockdown During Jail Elevator Renovation

In an effort to be transparent and inform the public about operational changes in the Jail, Lake County announces that the Jail is on a “Modified Lockdown” for the next several months until the completion of the Jail Elevator Moderniza...

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