Deonte L. Johnson, suspect unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, weapons charges suspect (SOURCE: Lake County Sheriff's Office)
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Lake County Special Investigations Group Arrests Suspected Drug Trafficker in Waukegan

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Group concluded a month-long investigation into a man suspected of trafficking drugs in Lake County. The investigation concluded with Special Investigations Group Detectives conducting a search warrant at […]

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Lake County Sheriff’s SIG, ATF Successfully Dismantle Lake County Street Gang Operation, 10 Charged

Lake County Sheriff John D. Idleburg announced on Thursday, August 4, 2021, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Group (SIG), a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) funded task force, in conjunction with the […]

Joseph L. Engmark, Unlawful Use of Weapon suspect in unincorporated Antioch Township
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Male Suspect Arrested with Stolen Firearm After Shooting into Unincorporated Antioch Neighborhood West of Channel Lake

Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded on August 27 and August 31, 2020, to the Channel Lake Subdivision in unincorporated Antioch for a report of shots being fired. When they arrived both times to investigate, sheriff’s […]

Joe Torres, unlawful use of weapon suspect in Gages Lake in Lake County, Saturday, September 12, 2020
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Male Offender from Grayslake Charged After Shots Fired Call Near Establishments at Old Gage Lake Rd and Main St, Gages Lake

Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded just after midnight Saturday, September 12, 2020 to a report of shots fired in the block of 18400 Old Gages Lake Road in Gages Lake. LCSO Deputies arrived and were […]

Bophanary Om, suspect domestic battery with a deadly weapon in Deer Park, Illinois
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Deer Park Female Suspect Arrested and Charged; Accused of Attacking Boyfriend with Machete at Home on Lake Cook Rd Just West of Quentin Rd, Deer Park

Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched about 9:30 p.m. July 26, 2020 to a report of a domestic battery in progress at a home in the block of 22500 West Lake Cook Road, Deer Park […]

Gregory Vaughn, shooting and stabbing suspect from Indiana arrested in Lake County, Illinois
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Male Wanted in Fort Wayne, Indiana for Shooting and Stabbing Case Apprehended by Lake County Sheriff’s Office, US Marshals

On Wednesday, April 1, 2020, members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team in conjunction with the U.S. Marshals Service – Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (USMS-GLRFTF), concluded an investigation which resulted in […]

Timothy Christian, suspected of soliciting prostitution in Gurnee (SOURCE: Lake County Sheriff's Office)
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Assistant Coach for Girls Basketball Team at Antioch Community High School Fired After Arrest in Prostitution Sting in Gurnee

A program assistant at Community Consolidated School District 46′s Park Campus in Round Lake, who also worked a side job as the assistant girls’ basketball coach job at Antioch Community High School, was fired from […]

Stacy Shapiro, suspect in hit-and-run Deerfield
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Lake County Court Records Show a History of Traffic Offenses for Deerfield Hit-and-Run Suspect Accused of Hitting 12 Yr-Old Boy, Chase Thompson

Hit-and-Run suspect Stacy Shapiro, accused of leaving the scene of a crash that critically injured Chase Thompson at Deerfield Road and Beverly Place in Deerfield has history of several traffic offense, according to Lake County […]

Marcus A. Hudson, suspect seller of stolen firearms
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Lake County Sheriff: Documented Street Gang Member Arrested After Selling Stolen Firearms from McHenry, Ingleside Burglaries

On Tuesday, February 4, 2020, the Lake County Sheriff’s Special Investigations Group concluded a long-term investigation into a convicted felon and documented street gang member who was illegally selling firearms. Marcus A. Hudson, 24, of […]

Willie A. Johnson, Florida fugitive arrested in Vernon Hills, Illinois (SOURCE: Lake County Sheriff's Office)
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Lake County Sheriff’s Warrants Team Apprehend Florida Fugitive at Hotel on Milwaukee Ave in Vernon Hills

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team in conjunction with the U.S. Marshals Service – Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (USMS-GLRFTF) apprehended today a male fugitive who is wanted on Florida felony charges. On […]

Ruben A. Garcia, suspect in unlawful possession of a controlled substance in Lake County
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Documented Gang Member Arrested for Possessing Firearms, Drugs for Distribution in North Chicago

On Thursday December 19, 2019, the Lake County Sheriff’s Special Investigations Group concluded a several-weeks long investigation which resulted in the arrest of a male suspect for drugs and weapons charges. Following an investigation by […]