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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Lake County Sheriff’s Office Adding New Canine Team, Need Youth’s Assistance in Naming New Canine

Sheriff John D. Idleburg is excited to announce the addition of a new Lake County Sheriff’s Office Canine.  

The sheriff’s office is in the final process of selecting the newest addition, which will be a German Shepherd between...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Fatal Deer Park Traffic Crash

On April 8, 2021, at approximately 9:35 a.m., Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to Route 12 and Deer Park Boulevard, Deer Park, for a traffic crash with injuries.  Sheriff’s deputies arrived and located three vehi...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: April 4, 2021

Woman Charged After Biting and Injuring Sheriff’s Deputy

A Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy was injured when a woman bit him while he was attempting to provide her with paperwork from an earlier incident.

On April 2, 2021, at approximately 9:00 p.m., Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Two Lake Villa Township Men Arrested After Found with Stolen Car, Firearms

On March 29, 2021, at approximately 8:00 a.m., Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a residence in the 37100 block of Piper Lane, Unincorporated Lake Villa, during a stolen vehicle investigation.  Sheriff’s deputies loc...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Lake County Sheriff’s Office Recognizes Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and the Lake County Sheriff’s Office is urging drivers to drop their phone and focus on the road.  

“Operating a vehicle on the roadway is a serious responsibility which can have dead...

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Sheriff's Office News