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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Sheriff’s Telecommunicator Trainer Achieves Leadership Certification

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The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the graduation of Telecommunicator Brendhan Sears from the prestigious Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) Registered Public-Safety Leader certification course.

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

Update: Driver Charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol

Following a thorough investigation by Lake County Sheriff’s Traffic Crash Investigators, it was determined the driver of the 2013 Toyota Highlander, Gregory P. Miller, of the 3700 block of West Lee Street, McHenry, was driving under the influenc...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Labor Day Traffic Safety Campaign

As Illinoisans gear up to mark the end of summer with Labor Day celebrations throughout the state, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office will conduct a traffic safety campaign focusing on drunk, unbuckled and distracted drivers. 

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Unincorporated Gurnee Man Charged with Hate Crime, Aggravated Assault

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On August 14, 2019, at approximately 11:35AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a 911 call from a victim who was assaulted with an ice pick during a traffic altercation.  

Sheriff’s Deputies arrived and learned the vi...

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

Sheriff’s Office and A Safe Place Form Partnership to Reduce Domestic Violence

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The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and A Safe Place–Lake County are excited to announce a new partnership in an effort to reduce domestic violence.  

Beginning this week a crisis responder from A Safe Place will spend one day a w...

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

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Shooting

This morning at approximately 1:15AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 17600 block of West Edwards Road, Old Mill Creek, for a report of an attempt vehicle theft.  The 911 caller informed Sheriff&...

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

Sheriff’s K9 Dax Places Top-Dog at Regional Competition, Then Finds Missing Suicidal Man

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This past week Deputy John Forlenza and K9 Dax traveled to Sterling Heights, Michigan, to participate in the United States Police Canine Association (USPCA) Region #19 Patrol Dog Trial.  The duo brought home several regional titles following the ...

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

Fatal Unincorporated Gurnee Traffic Crash

On August 9, 2019, at approximately 1:30AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the area of Route 41 north of Kilbourne Road, Unincorporated Gurnee, for a traffic crash with injuries.  Sheriff’s Deputies arrived ...

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

Increase in Scammers Targeting Lake County Residents

In an effort to keep the public aware of recent crime trends, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office would like to inform the public on an emerging financial scam.  The Lake County Sheriff’s Office has seen an increase in reports of...

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