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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Serious Volo Crash

On May 26, 2022, at approximately 1:30 p.m., Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 32200 block of Route 12, Volo, for a traffic crash with injuries.  Sheriff’s deputies arrived and located two vehicles with heavy dam...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

LCSO Joins FWA, Conservation Police to Conduct a Boating Safety Check

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit will join personnel from the Fox Waterway Agency and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Conservation Police to conduct a Boating Safety Check on Saturday, May 21, 2022 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 P...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 12, 2022

One Killed, Three Injured in Unincorporated Waukegan Crash

On May 12, 2022, at approximately 5:15 a.m., Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the area of Green Bay Road and Johns Manville Avenue, Unincorporated Waukegan, for a traffic crash with injuries.  Sheriff’s deputi...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Teen Killed in Unincorporated Wauconda Crash

On May 11, 2022, at approximately 10:20 p.m., Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a serious traffic crash in the 29300 block of North Callahan Road, Unincorporated Wauconda.  Sheriff’s deputies arrived and located a 20...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Memorial Day Traffic Safety Campaign

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office will participate in the Memorial Day Traffic Safety Campaign from May 13 through May 31, 2022.  During this time, additional sheriff’s deputies will be patrolling our roadways, reminding driver...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: April 28, 2022

Newest Sheriff’s Canines Named by Lake County Students

Sheriff John D. Idleburg and the Lake County Sheriff’s Canine Unit are excited to announce the names of the two newest sheriff’s canines.  

Between March 4 and March 25, 2022, Lake County’s Youth submitted their sugge...

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