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Lake County Sheriff's Office

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  • 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...
  • Police in NW Indiana shoot person after witnessing shooting

    Police in NW Indiana shoot person after witnessing shooting
    Police in a Northwest Indiana town saw gunfire between vehicles and then were fired upon by someone in one of the vehicles Thursday night. Authorities didn't release many details about the incident in Hobart, including the exact time. According to a...
  • 2 hurt during explosion at Long Grove home, 50 others damaged

    2 hurt during explosion at Long Grove home, 50 others damaged
    A large explosion leveled a home and damaged 50 others in a northwest suburban subdivision Friday night, prompting an emergency response from multiple jurisdictions and startling residents in neighboring communities miles away. Crews are still on the...
  • 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...
  • 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...