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Posted on: January 17, 2021

Sheriff’s Deputies Save a Life in Fremont Township

Deputies Nirva and Eagar

On January 16, 2021, at approximately 2:45PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 28400 block of North Fremont Center Road, Fremont Township, for a report of a person shot.  Sheriff’s deputies ...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Update: Arrest Made in Double Homicide

Following a thorough investigation by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division, an arrest was made in the December double homicide which occurred in Beach Park.  On January 12, 2021, sheriff’s detectiv...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Fatal Wauconda Township Traffic Crash

On January 13, 2021, at approximately 8:05AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Route 60 and Wilson Road, Wauconda Township, for a traffic crash with injuries.  Sheriff’s deputies arrived and found three vehicles wer...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 10, 2021

Fatal Antioch Township Traffic Crash

On January 9, 2021, at approximately 5:30PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Route 45 and Route 173, Antioch Township, for a traffic crash with injuries.  Sheriff’s deputies arrived and located a rollover traffic c...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 9, 2021

Sheriff Idleburg Awards ‘Purple Heart Award’

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On January 9, 2021, Sheriff John D. Idleburg presented Auxiliary Deputy Thomas Brasuell with the Lake County Sheriff’s Purple Heart Award.  Sheriff Idleburg surprised Auxiliary Deputy Brasuell with the award at his residence with member...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Winter Holiday Traffic Safety Campaign Results

Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 10 people for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs during the winter holiday traffic enforcement campaign.

Additionally, 13 driving with a suspended/revoked driver’s license, 38 speedin...

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

UPDATE: Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Volo Shooting

During this investigation, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office has been in close communication with the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office.  Based on the progress in the case thus far, the Lake County State&rsquo...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 3, 2021

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Volo Shooting

On January 3, 2021, at approximately 2:50AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the area of Route 12 and Route 120, Volo, for a possible fight in progress.  Sheriff’s deputies arrived quickly and located three i...

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

Lake County Sheriff’s Office Releases Smartphone App

Sheriffs App

Sheriff John D. Idleburg is proud to announce the release of a new mobile application for the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.  The app is available as a free download from the iPhone and Android app stores.

The app’s timely rele...

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Sheriff's Office News