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 […]

Eric Giles, armed robbery suspect, Waukegan
CRIME BLOG C

Male Suspect Charged Following Armed Robbery in ‘Targeted’ Victim’s Garage on North Adelphi Ave Near Vermont Ave in Unincorporated Waukegan

Lake County Sheriff’s detectives obtained arrest warrant for male suspect — one of three wanted for investigation in connection with an armed robbery in unincorporated Waukegan in a northwest neighborhood. Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded […]

Diego A. Zuniga, alleged drug dealer in Lake County
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Zion Resident Arrested for Selling Cocaine After Observations of Sales in Beach Park, Zion and Kenosha

On Monday September 23, 2019, the Lake County Sheriff’s Special Investigations Group concluded a long-term investigation which resulted in the seizing of several ounces of cocaine and arrest of an alleged drug dealer. On several […]

Daniel Martin, suspect Aggravated Battery to a Child
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Aggravated Battery to a Child: Father from Lake Villa Township Arrested for Intentionally Biting 10-Month-Old Child

On March 11, 2019, the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) sent a notice to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office regarding possible child abuse occurring at a residence in the block of 38800 […]

Jerome D. Freeman, Aggravated Battery with a Firearm, Armed Robbery suspect
CRIME BLOG C

One of Two Shooters in Custody from Investigation of Home Invasion on North Gerberding Ave in Ingleside

Following a thorough investigation, members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Gang Task identified Jerome D. Freeman, 28, of the block of 36600 North Fairfield Road, Lake Villa Township, as one of the suspected two shooters […]

Keesha Ingram, Lake County swatting suspect
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Lake County Sheriff: Female Suspect from Chicago Arrested for Swatting Incident in Warren Township

Following a thorough investigation, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies determined that Keesha S. Ingram, 41, of the block of 7600 South Prairie Avenue, Chicago, was responsible for making a ‘swatting call’ on December 11, 2018 that […]

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CRIME BLOG C

Lake County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force Arrest Eight Men “Johns” for Solicitation of a Sexual Act

Earlier this August 2018, the Lake County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force went undercover, arresting eight men in a continued campaign to suppress the demand for purchased sex. The Lake County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force joined […]

Bernard Mullen Sarasota manslaughter suspect
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Sarasota Florida Man, Wanted for Manslaughter, Delivery of Fentanyl, Apprehended by Lake County Sheriff’s Warrants Team in Wauconda Township

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office reported Monday July 2, 2018 that members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Warrants Team and U.S. Marshals Service – Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (USMS-GLRFTF) apprehended a man wanted […]

Leonard Patterson
CRIME BLOG C

Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy Charged with Official Misconduct for Failure to Act on a Domestic Battery Call

On Thursday March 8, 2018, an arrest warrant was issued for Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy Leonard Patterson for four counts of Official Misconduct (Class 3 Felonies), following an investigation by Sheriff’s Detectives. Patterson, of the […]