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Lake County Sheriff's Office

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Top Lake County Sheriff's Office Articles

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  • Man dies after jumping into north suburban lake

    Man dies after jumping into north suburban lake
    A 25-year-old Elgin man was found dead in 25 feet of water after diving into a lake near Antioch Saturday night, police said. The man was dead on the scene at Lake Marie near the far north suburb, said Lake County Sheriff's Department spokesman Chris...
  • Community rallies to repaint vandalized Mount Dora synagogue

    Community rallies to repaint vandalized Mount Dora synagogue
    MOUNT DORA — Residents stepped in to help Saturday after vandals spray-painted hateful words and symbols on all sides of a neighborhood synagogue. Because members of the Traditional Congregation of Mount Dora were honoring the Sabbath and could not...
  • Woman dolls up for weekends in jail

    Woman dolls up for weekends in jail
    Like many young women preparing for the weekend, hairdresser Kaylin Ransom has her nails done and picks out her nicest clothes. But then she drives more than an hour for a weekly appointment she can't miss: having her mug shot taken at the county jail....
  • 19 dogs found living in squalor

    19 dogs found living in squalor
    It was a tragic scene in northwest Indiana as dozens of dogs were found living in squalor. The Lake County Sheriff's Department raided a home Saturday only to find 19 dogs living in feces more than a foot deep. Deputies also found 15 other dead animals...
  • Family: Arlington Park jockey found dead in garage fire

    Family: Arlington Park jockey found dead in garage fire
    Longtime Arlington Park horse jockey Eusebio "Eddie" Razo Jr. was found dead in a garage fire in Long Grove, according to his family. Lake County authorities said the body was burned beyond recognition and declined to confirm the victim's identity...
  • Man shipped meth in Meow Mix, deputies say

    Drug Trafficker Rule #101: Stay under the radar and never mail your drugs in something as readily available as, say, Meow Mix. Yes, authorities frown upon Meow Mix Meth. Lake County Sheriff's deputies say Robert Lord Morris, 48, of Eustis, was...
  • U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk Crusades To Crackdown On Strong Pot

    (WGN-AM)- U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk will call for legislation Monday that would toughen drug trafficking laws regarding a highly-potent form of marijuana, with penalties of up to 25 years in prison for a 1st-time offense. The law would target offenders who...
  • Kirk Pushing Tougher Pot Penalties

    (WGN-AM)- U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk will call for legislation Monday that would toughen drug-trafficking laws regarding a highly potent form of marijuana, with penalties of up to 25 years in prison for a first-time offense. The law would target offenders who...
  • Man Shocked Before Hearing in Death of Indiana Child

    Man Shocked Before Hearing in Death of Indiana Child
    Police used a stun gun to subdue a man before he appeared in court on charges that he and his girlfriend killed a toddler whose body was encased in concrete and dumped in a swampy area of northwestern Indiana. A Lake County magistrate entered not...
  • Cops: 2-year-old taken by nun reunited with parents

    Cops: 2-year-old taken by nun reunited with parents
    Two-year-old Maria Lopez-Vazquez, who authorities say was separated from her parents for six months after a Eustis nun ran off with her, was reunited with her relieved mother and father Tuesday night amid a sea of news cameras at Orlando International...
  • Sister Mary says she was protecting 2-year-old from parents

    Sister Mary says she was protecting 2-year-old from parents
    A Lake County church leader accused of taking off with a toddler against the wishes of the child's parents defended herself Wednesday, calling the episode a "misunderstanding." "We have helped these people for two years," said Laura Maria Caballero,...