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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Unincorporated Mundelein Shooting Investigation

On April 22, 2019, at approximately 2:15AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 26200 block of North Hickory Avenue, Unincorporated Mundelein, for a report of a man shot.  

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: April 22, 2019

Seven Locations for Upcoming Drug Takeback Day

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Sheriff John Idleburg is pleased to announce this year’s Prescription Drug Takeback Day has increased the number of drop-off locations from three to seven.

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Admini...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: April 15, 2019

Body Recovered From Lake Michigan

On, April 11, 2019 at approximately 8:30 AM, Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a harbor in the 0-100 block of East Madison Street, Waukegan. The Waukegan Police Department reported a human body had been located near a pier in the harbor.

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 27, 2019

Distracted Driving Awareness Month Safety Initiative

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April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the Lake County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with the Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois State Police, and more than 100 local law enforcement agencies throughout the state to remind...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Inmates on Modified Lockdown During Jail Elevator Renovation

In an effort to be transparent and inform the public about operational changes in the Jail, Lake County announces that the Jail is on a “Modified Lockdown” for the next several months until the completion of the Jail Elevator Moderniza...

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