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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Sexual Offender and Drug Induced Homicide Offender Apprehended by Sheriff’s Warrants Team

Wikoff

On March 19, 2019, 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 two wanted fugitives.  

Andrew C. Wikoff, 38, of the 200 block of...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 18, 2019

Sheriff’s K9 Team Track & Locate Hypothermic Female

K9 Dax

On March 15, 2019, at approximately 11:20PM, a Lake County Sheriff’s K9 Team was requested to respond to an address in the 200 block of North Route 12, Volo, to search for a missing endangered adult.  

Further information revealed approx...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 18, 2019

St. Patrick’s Weekend Traffic Safety Campaign Results

Drive Sober Image

During the St. Patrick’s weekend traffic safety campaign, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested seven people for driving with revoked or suspended driver’s licenses, issued 30 citations for speeding, and issued 52 seat belt...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 14, 2019

Sheriff Idleburg & Fremont School Dist. 79 Announce New Innovative School Safety System

Fremont School Dist and LCSO

Sheriff John Idleburg is pleased to announce groundbreaking advancements to school safety in Lake County, in a new pilot program.  

Fremont School District 79 is teaming up with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office as the first test-school d...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Missing Endangered Unincorporated Grayslake Man

Thomas Turnbull

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing endangered man.  Thomas G. Turnbull, 84, of the 34100 block of Wright Avenue, Unincorporated Grayslake, was last seen this morning at ap...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Convicted Felon Arrested After Falsifying FOID Application, Possessing Over a Dozen Firearms

Grayson Ludovicus

The Lake County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force received information that a convicted felon falsified documents to obtain an Illinois Firearm Owner’s Identification (FOID) Card.  Gang Task Force Detectives, in conjunction with membe...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Father Arrested for Intentionally Biting 10-Month-Old

Daniel Martin

On March 11, 2019, the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) sent a notice to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office regarding possible child abuse occurring at a residence in the 38800 block of North Cedar Crest Drive, Lake Villa...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 11, 2019

Jail Inmate Charged with Aggravated Battery

Timothy Adams

On March 9, 2019, a Lake County Jail Inmate was found by a Corrections Officer to be suffering what initially appeared to be a medical emergency.  The inmate, a 59-year-old man of Deerfield, was found on the floor of his cell, having labored brea...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 11, 2019

Sheriff Idleburg Appoints Jail Program Manager and Re-Entry Specialist

Angelica Barbosa-Gomez (Left) Mary Turley (Right)

Sheriff John Idleburg is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Lake County Jail Program Manager and Re-Entry Specialist.  

Mary Turley was selected to lead the Lake County Jail’s Programming Section. As Program Manager, Mary will ...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 10, 2019

Critical Warren Township Crash - Update: Driver Charged

Following a thorough investigation by Lake County Sheriff’s Traffic Crash Investigators, the driver of the 2011 Kia Soul, a 17-year-old of Round Lake Beach, was found to be at-fault for the traffic crash.  Crash investigators reviewed t...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Ingleside Shooting Update: One in Custody

Jerome Freeman - Cook County Booking Photo

Following a thorough investigation, members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Gang Task identified Jerome D. Freeman, 28, of the 36600 block of North Fairfield Road, Lake Villa Township, as one of the shooters involved in this incident.  

On ...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Update: Serious Lake Villa Twp Traffic Crash

Eggleston

Following a thorough investigation by Lake County Sheriff’s Traffic Crash Investigators, it was determined the driver of the vehicle, Alden R. Eggleston, (now 44 years-of-age), of the 100 block of Vassallo Lane, Union Grove, WI, was driving unde...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 8, 2019

St. Patrick’s Day Traffic Safety Campaign

Drive Sober Image

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office will conduct additional traffic safety patrols on St. Patrick’s Day weekend, March 15th through March 17th, to arrest impaired drivers and to encourage use of seat belts.  

Sheriff John Idleburg...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 4, 2019

UPDATE: Sexual Offender in Custody

Barry Deacon Booking Photo

On March 2, 2019, a tipster contacted the Lake County Sheriff’s Office and provided information indicating Deacon was at his former residence in the 35600 block of North Greenleaf Avenue, Ingleside.  Lake County Sheriff’s Depu...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Inmates on Modified Lockdown During Jail Elevator Renovation

In an effort to be transparent and inform the public about operational changes in the Jail, Lake County announces that the Jail is on a “Modified Lockdown” for the next several months until the completion of the Jail Elevator Moderniza...

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Sheriff's Office News