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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Serious ATV Crash in Unincorporated Zion

The Lake County Sheriff's Technical Crash Investigations Unit continues to investigate an ATV crash which occurred yesterday, December 8th, at approximately 3:00PM. 

Preliminary investigation shows a 56-year-old man of unincorporated Zion was trav...

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

Sheriff Idleburg Announces Eviction Moratorium

Sheriff John Idleburg issued a moratorium on all evictions effective Friday, December 20, 2018 through Sunday, January 5, 2019.

Sheriff Idleburg said, “The moratorium is only temporary and will allow families to remain together in their homes dur...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Safety Campaign Results

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The Lake County Sheriff’s Office arrested five people for impaired driving and issued 46 seatbelt/child safety seat citations during the recent Thanksgiving Traffic Safety Campaign.  A total of 135 citations were issued.

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

Lake County 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.

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: November 30, 2019

Retail Theft Suspects Flee from Sheriff’s Deputies

Alert Sheriff’s Deputies arrest three after recognizing them as suspects in prior retail theft incidents, then being led on chase.

On November 29, 2019, at approximately 5:40PM, two alert sheriff’s deputies were on patrol in a retail sh...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: November 23, 2019

Deputies Save the Life of Man Attempting Suicide in Beach Park

Three Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies saved the life of a 42-year-old man attempting suicide, while serving an order of protection.  

On November 22, 2019, at approximately 11:45AM, sheriff’s deputies attempted to serve the 42-y...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Hainesville Man Arrested for DUI After Crashing into Round Lake Park Squad Car

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A Hainesville man was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, violation of Scott’s Law, and child endangerment on November 20, 2019, after he crashed into a Round Lake Park Police Squad Car.

On November 20, at approximat...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Crisis Outreach and Support Team Record Successful First Year

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The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce a successful year for the Crisis Outreach and Support Team (COaST) in Lake County’s ongoing efforts to help those with mental illness.  

Since beginning this initiative, s...

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

Ingleside Man Arrested after Burglarizing Several Vehicles

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Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a 31-year-old man on November 19, 2019, for committing several burglaries to vehicles in Ingleside.  

On November 19th at approximately 10:00PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded t...

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

Emergency Firearms Restraining Order Results in Seizure of Three Illegally Possessed Firearms

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On November 18, 2019, members of the Sheriff’s Warrants Team and Patrol Division executed an Emergency Firearms Restraining Order/Search Warrant at a residence in the 26300 block of North Diamond Lake Road, Unincorporated Mundelein.  De...

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Sheriff's Office News