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Lake County Sheriff's Office

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Top Lake County Sheriff's Office Articles

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  • 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...
  • Iowa man charged in road rage stabbing in suburban Volo

    Iowa man charged in road rage stabbing in suburban Volo
    An Iowa man has been charged in a Wednesday stabbing spurred by a road rage incident in north suburban Volo, said police. The Lake County Sheriff's Office said in a release this morning that Scott Allen Schultz, 45, was involved in an incident near...
  • Police Log: Calls include domestic battery, strong-arm robbery, vandalism

    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 sheriff's Explorers win crisis, hostage category at national competition

    TAVARES — Teens from the Lake County Sheriff's Office Explorer program recently took first place in the crisis and hostage category at the national competition in Indiana. The students were among more than 2,500 Explorers from the U.S., Puerto...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...