Press Releases

2019

July

  1. 7-1-19 Missing Gurnee-Area Woman
  2. 7-1-19 Long Grove Death Investigation
  3. 7-2-19 UPDATE: Round Lake Beach Man Charged with Reckless Homicide
  4. 7-2-19 UPDATE: Long Grove Death Investigation
  5. 7-2-19 Traffic Crash with Pesticide Spill in North Barrington
  6. 7-5-19 Golf Cart Crash in Unincorporated Antioch with Serious Injuries
  7. 7-5-19 Inmate Charged after Removing Baggie from Buttocks and Swallowing it During Intake Search
  8. 7-5-19 Missing Endangered Unincorporated Mundelein Teen
  9. 7-8-19 Lake County Tobacco Compliance Checks
  10. 7-9-19 Independence Day Traffic Safety Campaign Results
  11. 7-11-19 Sheriff's Office Unveils New Uniform Patch
  12. 7-12-19 Intoxicated Spring Grove Man Crashes into Fox Lake Squad Car
  13. 7-13-19 Round Lake Beach Woman Arrested for Sexual Trafficking of a Juvenile
  14. 7-14-19 Teenager Struck by a Boat Propeller on Lake Marie
  15. 7-16-19 Gurnee Man Arrested After Fleeing with Firearms, Following Order of Protection Service
  16. 7-18-19 Beach Park Domino's Pizza Employee Charged with Stealing Nearly $28,000.00 from Employer
  17. 7-19-19 Beach Park Attempt Homicide Investigation
  18. 7-19-19 FRO Training
  19. 7-20-19 Beach Park Car Versus Bicyclist Crash
  20. 7-22-19 Parolee Charged with Felony Burglary, Driving While Revoked, and Resisting Arrest
  21. 7-23-19 Lake County Sheriff's Office Participating in 2019 Speed Awareness Day
  22. 7-23-19 Sheriff's K9 Teams Locate Missing Endangered Man and Man Wanted for Domestic Battery in 14-Hour Period
  23. 7-25-19 Lt. Governor Stratton Meets with Sheriff Idleburg Sheriffs Staff and Jail Inmates at Reducing Recidivism Roundtable
  24. 7-27-19 Lake County Community Support Earns K9 Dax Top Honor as National Law-Enforcement Hero Dog
  25. 7-28-19 Hit & Run Traffic Crash in Unincorporated Antioch, Involving Motorcycle
  26. 7-28-19 Missing Endangered Unincorporated Deerfield Man
  27. 7-29-19 Man Run Over by Pickup Truck During Argument in Unincorporated Spring Grove
  28. 7-31-19 Fatal Volo Traffic Crash

March

  1. 3-1-19 Serious Unincorporated Cary Traffic Crash
  2. 3-2-19 Fatal Libertyville Township Crash
  3. 3-4-19 Sheriff's Deputies Talk Suicidal Man into Surrendering
  4. 3-4-19 New Sheriff's Office Procedure for Response to FOID/CCL Revocations
  5. 3-4-19 UPDATE: Sexual Offender in Custody
  6. 3-5-19 Auxiliary Deputies Honored at Award Ceremony
  7. 3-8-19 St. Patrick's Day Traffic Safety Campaign
  8. 3-8-19 Update: Serious Lake Villa Twp Traffic Crash
  9. 3-8-19 Update: Ingleside Shooting - One Shooter in Custody
  10. 3-10-19 Critical Warren Township Crash - Driver Charged
  11. 3-11-19 Sheriff Idleburg Appoints Jail Program Manager and Re-Entry Specialist
  12. 3-11-19 Jail Inmate Charged with Aggravated Battery
  13. 3-12-19 Father Arrested for Intentionally Biting 10-Month-Old Child
  14. 3-13-19 Convicted Felon Arrested After Falsifying FOID Application, Possessing Over a Dozen Firearms
  15. 3-13-19 Missing Endangered Unincorporated Grayslake Man
  16. 3-14-19 Sheriff Idleburg & Fremont School Dist. 79 Announce New Innovative School Safety System
  17. 3-18-19 St. Patrick's Weekend Traffic Safety Campaign Results
  18. 3-18-19 Sheriff's K9 Team Track & Locate Hypothermic Female
  19. 3-20-19 Sexual Offender and Drug Induced Homicide Offender Apprehended by Sheriff's Warrants Team
  20. 3-21-19 Missing Juvenile Located, Man Arrested for Sexually Abusing Her
  21. 3-27-19 Antioch Twp. Man Arrested After Attempting to Burglarize Antioch Twp. Restaurant
  22. 3-27-19 Distracted Driving Awareness Month Safety Initiative
  23. 3-29-19 Update: Jail Inmate Charged with Aggravated Battery
  24. 3-29-19 Waukegan Woman Wanted for Child Abduction Apprehended
  25. 3-31-19 Zion Man Possessing Significant Amounts of Heroin, Cocaine Arrested

January

  1. 1-2-19 Grant Township Death Investigation Update
  2. 1-3-19 Sergeant Karen Serzynski Promoted to Deputy Chief
  3. 1-3-19 Sheriff's Warrants Team Apprehend Wanted Man Hiding in Closet
  4. 1-4-19 Holiday Traffic Safety Campaign Results
  5. 1-5-19 Wanted Son Apprehended, Father Arrested
  6. 1-8-19 Man Charged with DUI, Driving 50MPH Over Limit, After Fleeing Crash Scene in Green Oaks
  7. 1-9-19 Update to December Swatting Incident
  8. 1-10-19 Ingleside Man Wanted for Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse Apprehended in Wisconsin
  9. 1-11-19 Sheriff Idleburg Appoints Lawrence Oliver as Undersheriff
  10. 1-15-19 Sheriff's Office Seeking Whereabouts of Wanted Ingleside Sexual Offender
  11. 1-19-19 Warrants Team Apprehends Man Wanted in Connection with 2016 North Chicago Shooting
  12. 1-20-19 Lake County Sheriff's Office Participating in Illinois Sheriffs' Association College Scholarship Program
  13. 1-21-19 Sheriff Idleburg Receives 'Drum Major Award' at Waukegan Township Banquet
  14. 1-23-19 Sheriff Idleburg Signs Letter to President & Congress Urging an End to Government Shutdown
  15. 1-23-19 Marine Corps Recruiter Charged with Sexual Assault
  16. 1-25-19 Texas Man Wanted for Attempt Sexual Assault in Spring Grove Apprehended
  17. 1-28-19 Wanted, Armed Unincorporated Spring Grove Man Arrested After Shooting Pellet Gun at Dog-Walker
  18. 1-29-19 Partial Sheriff's Office Closure - Wednesday, January 30th
  19. 1-30-19 Partial Sheriff's Office Closure - Thursday, January 31st
  20. 1-30-19 Sheriff Idleburg Promotes Two Members of Sheriff's Office
  21. 1-31-19 Super Bowl Weekend Traffic Safety Effort

December, 2018

  1. 12-1-18 John D. Idleburg Sworn-In as Lake County Sheriff
  2. 12-2-18 Fatal Waukegan Township Hit-And-Run Traffic Crash
  3. 12-2-18 Sheriff's Canine Team Locate Missing, Endangered Woman
  4. 12-4-18 Beach Park Attempt Armed Robbery
  5. 12-5-18 Shields Township Armed Robbery
  6. 12-5-18 Temporary Water Shut-Off at Lake County Jail
  7. 12-6-18 *Armed Robbery Update* Suspect Identified and Arrested
  8. 12-6-18 Fatal Hit-and-Run Update-Possible Vehicle Description
  9. 12-8-18 Two Sheriff's Sergeants Graduate Northwestern University's School of Police Staff and Command
  10. 12-10-18 Sheriff Idleburg Announces Eviction Moratorium
  11. 12-11-18 Warren Township "Swatting" Incident
  12. 12-12-18 Warrants Team Apprehends North Chicago Man Wanted for Battering Pregnant Woman
  13. 12-13-18 Sheriff Idleburg Supports First Responders Bill
  14. 12-13-18 K-9 Dax Locates Fleeing Offender
  15. 12-14-18 Holiday Traffic Safety Campaign
  16. 12-15-18 Fatal Ingleside Traffic Crash
  17. 12-15-18 Pedestrian Fatal Ingleside Traffic Crash
  18. 12-17-18 Fatal Wadsworth Traffic Crash
  19. 12-18-18 Wanted Couple Apprehended in Wadsworth
  20. 12-19-18 Sheriff's Office and Sheriff's Association Partner for 7th Annual Shop with a Sheriff Event
  21. 12-20-18 Fugitive/Sexual Offender Apprehended Following 'Wanted Wednesday' Tips
  22. 12-21-18 Sheriff's Office Investigating Volo Armed Robbery Involving Broken-Down Vehicle Ruse
  23. 12-22-18 Sheriff's Office Investigating Beach Park Shooting
  24. 12-22-18 Wadsworth Man Arrested After Manufacturing Child Pornography
  25. 12-28-18 Three Arrested in Connection with Beach Park Burglary
  26. 12-29-18 Beach Park Car Versus Home Crash Investigation
  27. 12-29-18 Lake Barrington Man Arrested for Car Burglarizing
  28. 12-31-18 Grant Township Death Investigation