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

179 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, […]

Buckley Road and St Marys car vs bicycle crash map Friday, September 11, 2020
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Vehicle vs Bicycle Crash Critically Injures Lincolnshire Man Near Buckley Rd and Saint Mary’s Rd in Green Oaks Near Libertyville

245 Lake County Sheriff’s Office deputies and firefighter/paramedics Libertyville Fire Protection District responded about 1:07 p.m. Friday, September 11, 2020 to a report of a vehicle crash with a bicyclist near Buckley Road (Route 137) […]

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

123 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 […]

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Arcing Power Lines with Road Blocked on Route 53 West of Old McHenry Rd, Long Grove — 452 ComEd Customers without Power

278 Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies and firefighter/paramedics from Long Grove responded about 5:22 p.m. at Old Hicks Road and Bayberry Lane and about 5:25 p.m. Wednesday September 9, 2020 to a report of power lines […]

K9 Duke after discovery of 5 LBS of meth (SOURCE: Lake County Sheriff's Office)
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Lake County Sheriff’s K9 Finds 5 LBS Pounds Meth During Traffic Stop in Beach Park, Leads to Chicago Search Warrant and Arrest of Three Suspects

329 A Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy about 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at Wadsworth Road and Green Bay Road, Beach Park, for a traffic infraction. During […]

Car vs Canadian National freight train crash near Loon Lake, unincorporated Antioch (map)
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Car Crash with Canadian National Railway Freight Train Spills White Powder Near Lake Shore Drive, Unincorporated Antioch Near Loon Lake

278 Lake County Sheriff’s Office deputies, Antioch Police Department, and Antioch firefighters responded around 1:45 a.m. Friday, August 21, 2020 at Lake Shore Drive east of Route 83 in unincorporated Antioch to a report of […]

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Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy Responding to Emergency Call Involved in Crash at Wadsworth Rd and Green Bay Rd, Beach Park

231 Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded about 9:42 p.m. Saturday August 15, 2020, to a residence in the block of 13400 Victoria Lane, Beach Park, for a report of an individual armed with a knife, […]

Wauconda Tower Ladder at house fire in Deer Park in Lake County
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Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy Discovers House Fire on Joshua Ct in Deer Park; Quick Stop by Lake Zurich and Mutual Aid Firefighters

236 Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies and firefighter/paramedics from Lake Zurich responded to a house fire about 12:13 a.m. Tuesday August 11, 2020 after a Lake County Sheriff’s deputy responded to an activated burglar alarm at […]

Murder suspect Samuel William Legg III booking photo
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Homicide Suspect Living in Arizona Charged in 20 Year-Old Homicide Case in Russell in Lake County

449 The Lake County Sheriff’s announced Wednesday July 29, 2020 that through a collaborative effort with multiple law-enforcement entities, law officers accomplished the arrest and capture of suspected serial killer Samuel William Legg III, 52, […]

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

1,318 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 […]