Eric Rinehart (Lake County State's Attorney's Office)
Law

Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office Files Detention Petitions Against All Alleged Murderers, Sex Offenders, and Felony Domestic Abusers Currently in Lake County Jail

More Petitions to Follow in Anticipation of SAFE-T Act Taking Effect (Lake County, IL) Today, the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office announced that, pursuant to the SAFE-T Act’s new detention system, it has filed detention petitions […]

Jennifer Stroud sentenced to eight years for involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment of her son (SOURCE: Lake County State's Attorney's Office)
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Woman Sentenced to 8 Years for Involuntary Manslaughter of Her Child, Age 11; Didn’t Give Medication to Prevent Heart Transplant Rejection

A Lake County Judge sentenced a Park City woman to eight years for involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment of her own child on Thursday, July 21, 2022. The sentence is to be served at 50% […]

Andres Leyva, convicted Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault (SOURCE: Lake County State's Attorney).
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Andres Leyva Found Guilty in Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault Trial After Attack in Third Lake in September 2020

(Lake County, IL) Late afternoon on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, a bench trial concluded in the Lake County Courthouse with “guilty” verdicts on all counts. Andres Leyva, 31, was convicted of one count of Aggravated […]