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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Overnight Looting in Lake County

Damaged LCSO Squad

 Yesterday, peaceful marches and protests initially took place throughout Lake County.  Unfortunately, following the peaceful protests there was a transition to looting and rioting during the evening and overnight hours.  

Dozens...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 30, 2020

Lake County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Homicide in Unincorporated Gurnee

On May 29, 2020, at approximately 9:50PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 36900 block of North Grandwood Drive, Unincorporated Gurnee, for a report of a man shot.  Sheriff’s deputies arrive...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Sheriff’s Warrants Team Apprehend Man Who Choked Household Member, Absconded with Child

Harig

On May 28, 2020, members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team in conjunction with the U.S. Marshals Service – Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (USMS-GLRFTF), concluded an investigation which resulted in the apprehe...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Sheriff’s Office Searching for Missing Endangered Beach Park Woman

Whitlow

 The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing endangered woman.  Kathleen A. Whitlow, 67, was last seen by a neighbor leaving her home in the 38200 block of North Cornell R...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

A Message from Sheriff John D. Idleburg

“Over the last several days, I have been reflecting on the death of George Floyd, who unnecessarily died while in the custody of the Minneapolis, Minnesota Police Department.  I am not one to ordinarily jump to conclusions, but the vide...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Beach Park Traffic Crash with Critical Injuries

On May 27, 2020, at approximately 10:20PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Green Bay Road and Chaplin Avenue, Beach Park, for a traffic crash with injuries.  Sheriff’s deputies arrived and located a head-on traffic...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Memorial Day Traffic Safety Campaign Results

Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested four people for driving under the influence and issued a total of 152 citations during the recent Memorial Day traffic safety campaign.  Deputies cited five people for driving with a suspended/rev...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Man Wanted for Sexually Assaulting Child in Texas Apprehended by Sheriff’s Warrants Team

Tillman

On May 19, 2020, members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team in conjunction with the U.S. Marshals Service – Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (USMS-GLRFTF), concluded an investigation which resulted in the apprehe...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Man Illegally Using Emergency Lights Charged with DUI, Driving with Revoked License

Faulkner

On May 18, 2020, at approximately 5:15PM, a Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy was on patrol in the area of I-94 and Route 22, Unincorporated Lincolnshire.  The sheriff’s deputy observed a Ram Pickup Truck traveling northbound on I-...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Lake County Sheriff’s Warrants Team Apprehends Man Wanted in Marengo Child Abduction

Dvino Thomas

On May 12, 2020, the Lake County Sheriff’s Warrants Team apprehended a Chicago man who had just committed a child abduction in Marengo.

At approximately 6:30AM, Marengo Police Department issued a regional police broadcast informing area police ag...

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Sheriff's Office News