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Posted on: February 20, 2019

Gang Member Charged with Intent to Deliver Ecstasy, Cocaine

Castro

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.  

Gang Task Force De...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: February 20, 2019

Jail Inmate Charged with Solicitation of Murder for Hire

Tramble

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.

In December of 2...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: February 19, 2019

Christopher Thompson Promoted to Deputy Chief

DC Christopher Thompson

Sheriff John Idleburg is pleased to announce the promotion of Lieutenant Christopher Thompson to the rank of Deputy Chief, effective today.

Christopher began his career with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office in 1996.  As a Deputy, Christo...

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

K9 Boomer to Receive Body Armor Donation

Boomer 1

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. K9 Boomer’s vest is sponsored by...

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

Upcoming Citizens Police Academy

CPA 2019

Sheriff John Idleburg announces the Lake County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a Citizens Police Academy, which will begin on March 14, 2019, and run until May 23rd.  Classes will be held at the Sheriff’s Office Headquarters in W...

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

Fatal Wadsworth Traffic Crash

On February 9, 2019, at approximately 7:50PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of North Delany Road, just south of Wadsworth Road, Wadsworth, for a traffic crash with entrapment. Sheriff’s Deputies arrived and found...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: February 9, 2019

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Ingleside Shooting

On February 9, 2019, at approximately 5:45AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 34600 block of North Gerberding Avenue, Ingleside, for a report of shots fired.  The 911 caller indicated someone inside ...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: February 9, 2019

K9 Dax Named K9 of the Year

K9 Dax

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is excited to announce K9 Dax was voted the K9s of Valor Foundation ‘K9 of the Year!’

K9 Dax and Deputy John Forlenza were among over 100 nominated for the K9s of Valor Foundation - K9 of the Y...

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

Update: Body Identified (Warren Twp Death Investigation)

On February 5, 2019, the Lake County Coroner’s Office conducted an autopsy on the remains recovered from the burned vehicle.  Lake County Coroner Doctor Howard Cooper said, “Through dental records we positively identified the ...

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

Waukegan Man Arrested After Repeatedly Selling Prescription Pills to Undercover Detective

Cadena

On February 4, 2019, the Lake County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force concluded a three-month investigation into an individual illegally selling prescription pills out of his residence.

During the investigation, Homero Cadena, 32, of the 900 block of No...

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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