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Lake County Sheriff's Office

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Top Lake County Sheriff's Office Articles

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  • No bombs found on Lake transit buses, service resumes

    No bombs found on Lake transit buses, service resumes
    Normal service of Lake transit buses was restored Thursday afternoon after two males on bicycles told a driver a bomb would go off on a bus in Leesburg. The Lake County Sheriff's Office bomb squad found nothing after searching eight transit buses, said...
  • Police Log: Calls include passing counterfeit bills, battery by strangulation

    Police Log: Calls include passing counterfeit bills, battery by strangulation
    Following are some of the incidents recently reported to area police agencies and the Lake County Sheriff's Office. This information was compiled from public records maintained by those agencies. The Police Log is published Thursdays in the Lake section....
  • Suspected Leesburg serial rapist charged in two more assaults

    Suspected Leesburg serial rapist charged in two more assaults
    A 46-year-old alleged serial rapist arrested over the weekend was charged Monday in two more cases involving sexual assaults on elderly women in their homes, Leesburg police said. Anthony Maurice Foster faces numerous additional charges, including...
  • Tavares Pavilion on the Lake plans grand opening Oct. 11

    The grand opening of the new $6.3 million Tavares Pavilion on the Lake in Wooton Park, 100 E. Ruby St., is Oct. 11. Festivities will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with the ribbon-cutting at 10:30 a.m. on the 150-foot pier overlooking Lake Dora featuring...
  • Seminary student charged with child solicitation: police

    Seminary student charged with child solicitation: police
    A 22-year-old student at a theological college in Lake County has been charged with indecent solicitation of a child, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. Dario Spasic contacted someone who he thought was a 14-year-old boy Friday through...
  • Police Log: Calls include battery by strangulation, hit and run, assault

    Following are some of the incidents recently reported to area police agencies and the Lake County Sheriff's Office. This information was compiled from public records maintained by those agencies. The Police Log is published Thursdays in the Lake section....
  • Lake County courthouse security guard arrested

    Lake County courthouse security guard arrested
    A security guard at the Lake County Courthouse has been charged with stealing about $100 from a court visitor who was going through a security checkpoint on his way into the building, authorities said. Nikita McClain, 27, of Waukegan, was arrested at...
  • Lake County Police Log: Calls include stolen ignition switch, Internet crimes against children

    Lake County Police Log: Calls include stolen ignition switch, Internet crimes against children
    Following are some of the incidents recently reported to area police agencies and the Lake County Sheriff's Office. This information was compiled from public records maintained by those agencies. The Police Log is published Thursdays in the Lake section....
  • Lake County opens new animal control facility

    Lake County opens new animal control facility
    When the new 10,732-square-foot Lake County Animal Control Facility opens July 25 near Libertyville, animals will have more space, including an outdoor area for dogs to exercise. "We will have a much safer environment for both the employees and the...
  • Police Log: Calls include child neglect, hit and run, stolen guns

    Police Log: Calls include child neglect, hit and run, stolen guns
    Following are some of the incidents recently reported to area police agencies and the Lake County Sheriff's Office. This information was compiled from public records maintained by those agencies. The Police Log is published Thursdays in the Lake section....
  • Safe-boating course offered — it's required to receive card

    The Harris Chain Sail & Power Squadron and the Lake County Sheriff's Office marine patrol unit will offer a safe-boating class from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 13 in Room 112 at Lake-Sumter State College's Foundation Building M at the Leesburg campus, 9501 U....