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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Wanted New York Man in Possession of Firearm Apprehended by Sheriff’s Warrants Team in Waukegan

Gutierrez

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team in conjunction with the U.S. Marshals Service – Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (USMS-GLRFTF) apprehended a man wanted on a New York felony arrest warrant for criminal possession ...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Wadsworth Woman Arrested for DUI, Scott’s Law Violation After Crashing into Squad Car

Kirschhoffer

Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a Wadsworth woman for DUI and a Scott’s Law Violation after she drove drunk into a squad car.

On January 15, 2020, at approximately 10:35PM, a Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy initiated a tr...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 15, 2020

Lake County Sheriff’s Office Participating in Illinois Sheriffs’ Assoc College Scholarship Program

The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association announces that it will be awarding over $58,000 in college scholarships throughout the State of Illinois to students wishing to pursue higher education during the 2020-2021 academic year. The scholarships are to be appli...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 13, 2020

Lake County Alcohol Compliance Checks

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office conducts alcohol compliance checks at Lake County liquor selling establishments.  The compliance checks are designed to ensure businesses vending alcohol are not selling to anyone under the age of 21.

Of ...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Grayslake Area Teen Arrested in ‘Swatting’ Incident

Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a 16-year-old male of unincorporated Grayslake after calling 911 to report a fake crime in progress, known as “swatting.”

On January 8, 2020, at approximately 2:20PM, Lake County Sheriff...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Lake Barrington Burglar Arrested, Evidence Recovered from Burgs in Lake, McHenry & Cook Counties

Grabowski

On January 8, 2020, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies and Detectives arrested a Lake Barrington man in connection with numerous burglaries.  

Members of the Sheriff’s Warrants Team served an arrest warrant on Hunter Grabowski, 24,...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 4, 2020

Three Apprehended After Burglarizing Mettawa Costco

Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies and a Canine Team from Gurnee Police Department located and apprehended three individuals who forced entry into the Costco in Mettawa and committed a burglary.

On January 4, 2020, at approximately 2:20AM, Lake Count...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 3, 2020

Fatal Unincorporated Wauconda Traffic Crash

On January 3, 2020, at approximately 11:00AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a traffic crash with injuries on West Neville Road just west of Darrell Road, Unincorporated Wauconda.  Sheriff’s deputies arrived and l...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 3, 2020

Holiday Traffic Safety Campaign Results

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office partnered with the Illinois Department of Transportation and law enforcement across the state for the 2019 holiday “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” traffic safety campaign. From December 16 th...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Sheriff’s Warrants Team Apprehend Florida Fugitive in Vernon Hills

Johnson

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team in conjunction with the U.S. Marshals Service – Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (USMS-GLRFTF) apprehended a man wanted on Florida felony charges at a hotel in Vernon Hills. &n...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Unincorporated Barrington Man Breaks Handcuffs, Attempts Escape After Arrest

Zillman

On January 1, 2020, at approximately 5:40PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Shane B. Zillman, 27, of the 28500 block of Chamberlain Drive, Unincorporated Barrington, for driving under the influence of alcohol and driving while his licen...

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

Sheriff’s Office Creates Public Platform to Share Jail Population Data

Dashboard

Sheriff John Idleburg is pleased to announce a new initiative in which demographical information from the Lake County Jail will be shared with the community.  

Through a partnership with Loyola University Chicago, the Lake County Sheriff&rsquo...

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Sheriff's Office News