1. Gang Member Charged with Intent to Deliver Ecstasy, Cocaine

    On February 19, 2019, at approximately 11:30AM, members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force arrested Angel A. Castro, 22, a documented street-gang member of the 1200 block of Barberry Lane, Round Lake Beach. Read on...
  2. Jail Inmate Charged with Solicitation of Murder for Hire

    On February 19, 2019, Lake County Sheriff’s Detectives and Lake County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force Detectives concluded a two-month investigation which resulted in a man being charged with Solicitation of Murder for Hire. Read on...
  3. Christopher Thompson Promoted to Deputy Chief

    Sheriff John Idleburg is pleased to announce the promotion of Lieutenant Christopher Thompson to the rank of Deputy Chief, effective today. Read on...
  4. K9 Boomer to Receive Body Armor Donation

    The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is excited to announce K9 Boomer will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. Read on...
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NewLaws

New Laws Effective January 1, 2019

Effective January 1, 2019, 250 new laws go into effect. The Lake County Sheriff's Office organized a pdf display above highlighting 17 changes in the law that impact public safety. Content in the pdf display was derived from the Illinois Senate President’s Office, Illinois Senate Republican’s Office and the Illinois General Assembly website. Readers are encouraged to click the SB, HB, or Public Act links for a more complete reading.

To learn more about all new laws, visit the Illinois Senate President's Office or the Illinois Senate Republican's Office.