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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....
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Pair accused of keeping girl in metal box due in court Friday

    Pair accused of keeping girl in metal box due in court Friday
    Two men accused of cultivating marijuana and sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl they allegedly kept in a metal box were assigned defense attorneys this week and are due back in court Friday. Ryan Alan Balletto, 30, and Patrick Steven Pearmain, 25,...
  • Sheriff: Girl held captive in box, sexually assaulted repeatedly

    Sheriff: Girl held captive in box, sexually assaulted repeatedly
    Authorities revealed new details about a marijuana farm where a 15-year-old girl was allegedly held captive in a metal box. The Lake County Sheriff's Department said in a statement released this weekend that the girl was sexually assaulted repeatedly...
  • Men accused of keeping girl in metal box due in court this week

    Men accused of keeping girl in metal box due in court this week
    Two men who prosecutors say kidnapped a 15-year-old girl and kept her in metal box on a rural Northern California property are due in federal court this week. Ryan Alan Balletto, 30, and Patrick Steven Pearmain, 25, face numerous charges and are...
  • Girl locked in box for three days was fed only water and crackers

    Girl locked in box for three days was fed only water and crackers
    A 15-year-old girl who was kidnapped and locked in a metal box on a property in rural Northern California was fed only crackers and water, authorities said. The girl, who was reported missing April 2 from a San Fernando Valley home, was on the 681-...
  • Officials: Woman found dead near station was hit by train

    Officials: Woman found dead near station was hit by train
    A Buffalo Grove woman found lying on train tracks in northwest suburban Buffalo Grove was struck by a train, authorities said. About 8 a.m. personnel from the Lake County Sheriff's Office responded to a body lying on the train tracks south of...