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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Prevent Falling Victim to Vehicle Thieves

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office urges the community to follow basic crime prevention steps to avoid becoming the victim of having a vehicle stolen.  

This year over 60 reports have been made within the jurisdiction of the Lake County Sh...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Beach Park Armed Robbery

BP Armed Robbery 1

On October 15, 2019, at approximately 9:50PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an armed robbery at the 7-Eleven, 37763 North Green Bay Road, Beach Park.  Sheriff’s Deputies arrived and determined at least two indivi...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Lake County Sheriff’s October Drug Takeback Event

Oct Drug Take Back Public Locations

Sheriff John Idleburg invites the community to one of four Lake County Sheriff’s locations on Saturday, October 26, 2019, to drop-off unused and unwanted medications.  This Prescription Drug Takeback Day is being sponsored by the Lake County Sher...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Corrections Officer Charged with Official Misconduct, Theft

Duarte

A Lake County Sheriff’s Corrections Officer, Manuel Duarte, has been charged with one count of theft (class 2 felony) and one count of official misconduct (class 3 felony), following a criminal and internal investigation conducted by the Lake Co...

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

Halloween Traffic Safety Campaign

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office urges motorists to commit to sober driving this Halloween.  Halloween is a time when children and families will be walking through neighborhoods after dark.  Extra Sheriff’s Deputies w...

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

Man in Critical Condition Following Long Grove Crash

On October 13, 2019, at approximately 9:10AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the area of Route 22 and Miranda Lane, Long Grove, for a traffic crash with injuries.  Sheriff’s Deputies arrived and found the dr...

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

Ingleside Traffic Crash with Critical Injuries

On October 12, 2019, at approximately 1:10PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a vehicle versus motorcycle traffic crash with injuries at Rollins Road and Wilson Road in Ingleside.  Sheriff’s Deputies arrived ...

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

Fatal Fremont Township Crash

On October 11, 2019, at approximately 9:15AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a traffic crash in the area of Route 60 and Blackhawk Trail, Fremont Township.  Sheriff’s Deputies arrived and located a 2014 Dodg...

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

Sheriff’s Office Conducts Alcohol Compliance Checks

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office conducts alcohol compliance checks at Lake County liquor selling establishments.  The compliance checks are designed to ensure businesses vending alcohol are not selling to anyone under the age of 21. &a...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Wanted Man Apprehended After Threatening to Jump from Balcony in Vernon Hills, Found with Rifle

Pina

On October 7, 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 Francisco J. Pina, 18, of the 300 block of Longwood ...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Update: Driver Charged Following Beach Park Crash Investigation

Flores

Following a thorough investigation, Lake County Sheriff’s Traffic Crash Investigators determined Gabriel Flores, 21, of the 3500 block of Howard Avenue, Park City, was distracted by an electronic device when he crossed the double-yellow center m...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Special Investigations Group Records Successful Three-Quarters of the Year

The Lake County Sheriff’s Special Investigations Group (formerly known as the Sheriff’s Gang Task Force) recorded a successful first three-quarters in 2019, seizing over $1,000,000.00 worth of illegal drugs.  This compares to ...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 2, 2019

Sheriff John Idleburg Receives Hispanic Heritage Award

Group Photo

On October 1, 2019, Sheriff John Idleburg received the Hispanic Heritage Award from the League of United Latin American Citizens, during a meeting celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month.  

Sheriff Idleburg received the honor for his leadership in pro...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 2, 2019

Gages Lake Vehicle Versus Pedestrian Traffic Crash

On October 2, 2019, at approximately 6:20AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to West Gages Lake Road and Almond Road, Gages Lake, for a car versus pedestrian traffic crash with injuries.  Sheriff’s Deputies arri...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 1, 2019

UPDATE: Beach Park Car Versus Home Crash Investigation - Driver Charged with DUI

Yajaira Gallaga

Following a thorough investigation, on September 20, 2019, Lake County Sheriff’s Crash Investigators met with the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office to review the facts of this crash.  Crash Investigators obtained...

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Sheriff's Office News