1. Critical Injuries in Unincorporated Gurnee Traffic Crash

    On April 24, 2017 at approximately 8:30PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 26200 block of North Grandwood Drive, unincorporated Gurnee, for a traffic crash with injuries. Read on...
  2. Fatal Traffic Crash in Newport Township

    On April 25, 2017 at approximately 6:45AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to Russell Road and North Delany Road, in Newport Township, for a traffic crash with injuries. Read on...
  3. Wanted Man Arrested after Battering Ex-Girlfriend, Holding Her Captive

    On April 22, 2017 at approximately 6:10PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a residence in the 18900 block of West Old Plank Road, unincorporated Grayslake, for a report of a domestic battery. Read on...
  4. Sheriff’s Detective Receives ‘Rising Shields of Law Enforcement’ Award

    On April 21, 2017, Detective Eric Carstensen was awarded the ‘Rising Shields of Law Enforcement’ Award from the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police. Read on...
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Lake County Sheriff’s Office Announces Illinois Distracted Driving Awareness Week 


April 24April 28, 2017, is recognized as Illinois Distracted Driving Awareness Week. Distracted driving is dangerous, claiming 3,477 lives across the country in 2015 alone. The Lake County Sheriff's Office is teaming up with the Ilinois Chiefs of Police and the Illinois State Police in a state-wide effort to save lives through an awareness and enforcement campaign. Do your part - stay alive - don't text and drive.

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