1. Man Attempts to Set Deputies on Fire, Barricades Self, Taken into Custody without Injuries

    On February 25, 2020, at approximately 9:40AM, members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Civil Process Team attempted to serve a mental health writ on a 38-year-old Waukegan man in the 0-100 block of Philippa Avenue. Read on...
  2. Waukegan Township Crash with Critical Injuries

    On February 17, 2020, at approximately 12:50PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a single-vehicle crash with injuries on Green Bay Road at Keith Avenue, Waukegan Township. Read on...
  3. Wanted Antioch Man Apprehended After Fleeing, Striking Squads, Causing Injury to Deputy

    The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team with the U.S. Marshals Service – Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (USMS-GLRFTF) apprehended a Zion man wanted on a $2,000,000.00 warrant for aggravated battery with a firearm and other charges. Read on...
  4. 2020 Lake County Sheriff’s Citizens Police Academy

    Sheriff John Idleburg announces the Lake County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a Citizens Police Academy, which will begin on April 2, 2020, and run until June 4, 2020. Read on...
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