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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 wallet, narcotics possession, fraud

    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 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...
  • Lake County police calls include stolen generator, trespassing, hit and run

    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....
  • 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...
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  • 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...
  • Antioch Township volunteer charged with battery

    Antioch Township volunteer charged with battery
    An Antioch Township emergency services volunteer has been accused of inappropriately touching a woman working on the Antioch rescue squad, authorities said today. Last Thursday, Robert D. Wonderling, 66, of the 36600 block of Eastmoor Drive in Lake...
  • Wilmette promotes first woman police officer to supervisory role

    Wilmette promotes first woman police officer to supervisory role
    For the first time in 127 years of village history, the Wilmette police department has promoted a woman officer to a supervisory role with the rank of sergeant, officials announced this week. "It's an honor to be promoted, and I'm looking forward to the...
  • 8 accused in theft ring that took $2.8 million in cargo, cars

    8 accused in theft ring that took $2.8 million in cargo, cars
    Eight people from Indiana have been arrested for allegedly stealing computer equipment, TVs and over-the-counter medication from freight trains in the Chicago area and northwest Indiana, officials said today. In addition to the rail thefts, the eight-...
  • Unusually dangerous avalanche season in Colorado; 2 more deaths

    Unusually dangerous avalanche season in Colorado; 2 more deaths
    Two more skiers have been killed by a large avalanche, this one in Colorado, bringing to 15 the number of fatalities nationwide this season. The bodies of Justin Lentz, 32, and Jarrad law, 34, both of Portage, Wis., were recovered Sunday afternoon...