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Lake County Sheriff's Office

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Top Lake County Sheriff's Office Articles

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  • Lake County Police Log: Calls include stolen backpack, 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....
  • Wear your cowboy boots, diamonds to Cattle Barons' Ball

    Wear your cowboy boots, diamonds to Cattle Barons' Ball
    Break out your fancy cowboy boots and jeans and polish up your diamonds for the Lake Sumter Unit of the American Cancer Society's 12th annual Cattle Barons' Ball set for Sept. 27 at Grand Oaks Resort, 3000 Marion County Road in Weirsdale. This year the...
  • Mount Dora assigns 1st school-resource cop

    Mount Dora assigns 1st school-resource cop
    Mount Dora police are assigning a school-resource officer to Mount Dora High, the first time any local police department other than the Lake County Sheriff's Office has placed an officer in a school. Officer Frank Smith, a 21-year military veteran, will...
  • Meth suspects busted in stinky Altoona house

    Meth suspects busted in stinky Altoona house
    Two meth suspects were busted in rural Lake County late Sunday after deputies heard about a possible drug lab in a community just south of the Ocala National Forest. Rhonda Kerr, 50, and Michael Sauls. 51, were later charged with trafficking in...
  • Man wanted in Bethlehem shooting surrenders in Ohio, police say

    Bethlehem police said a man charged with shooting another man in the back last week outside a South Side bar has been arrested in Ohio. Manuel Collazo, 30, surrendered to authorities in Ohio on Monday morning and remains in custody of the Lake County...
  • Police log: Calls include stalking, grand larceny, scheming to defraud

    Police log: Calls include stalking, grand larceny, scheming to defraud
    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 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....
  • Officials search for victims of Wisconsin man charged with sexual exploitation

    Officials search for victims of Wisconsin man charged with sexual exploitation
    Officials are seeking possible underage victims of a Wisconsin man charged with sexual exploitation of a child. The Lake County sheriff's office began an investigation in 2013 of online child exploitation and  discovered that Jason E. Wiese, 28, had...
  • 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...
  • Lake County lieutenant demoted, not fired as sheriff sought

    Lake County lieutenant demoted, not fired as sheriff sought
    A Lake County sheriff's lieutenant under fire for insubordination and misuse of county electronic devices will keep his job despite his boss's attempt to fire him — but will be demoted under a disciplinary ruling issued by a quasi-judicial...
  • Glenview police reports: $35,000 in jewelry stolen

    Glenview police reports: $35,000 in jewelry stolen
    The following items were taken from Glenview police reports: A 19-year-old Evanston woman was arrested on the 2200 block of Willow Road on May 2 and charged with retail theft. A 32-year-old Northbrook man was arrested on the 3400 block of East Lake...