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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Suspected Serial Killer Charged in Lake County Cold Case Homicide Investigation

Sheriff John Idleburg is pleased to announce through a collaborative effort with multiple law-enforcement entities, the arrest and capture of suspected serial killer Samuel William Legg III, 52, of Chandler, Arizona.  The investigation into the c...

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

Woman Charged After Attacking Boyfriend with Machete

On July 26, 2020, at approximately 9:30PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 22500 block of West Lake Cook Road, Deer Park, for a domestic battery in progress.  

Sheriff’s deputies arrived and...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Waukegan Man Wanted for Robbery, Theft Apprehended After Brief Stand-Off

Members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team apprehended Cory R. Cooper, 22, wanted for robbery, stemming from an investigation conducted by the Mundelein Police Department.  He was also wanted on felony theft from a Lake C...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: July 21, 2020

Man Arrested Following Wadsworth Robbery

On July 20, 2020 at approximately 9:45AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a robbery at an eating establishment in the 16100 block of West Route 173, Wadsworth.  Sheriff’s deputies arrived and met with the 22-...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Lake County Jail Now Accepting Credit/Debit Cards for Bond

Effective immediately, the Lake County Jail will accept credit/debit cards for the posting of inmate bonds.  Inmates and those posting bond for an inmate can now do so with the following debit/credit cards: MasterCard, Visa, American Express, or ...

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