Gun, money bill counter, and scale (SOURCE: Lake County Sheriff's Office)

Four Defendants Charged With Federal Drug or Firearm Violations in Probe of Street Gang Activity in Lake County

CHICAGO — A joint federal and local criminal investigation in the far north suburbs of Chicago has resulted in federal drug or firearm charges against four individuals. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Group (SIG) […]


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 […]


Driver of Motorized Bicycle Injured in Crash with Stopped Infiniti at Route 176 and Brown Street, Wauconda

Police and firefighter/paramedics from Wauconda responded about 12:43 p.m. Thursday, October 8, 2020 to a report of a bicyclist hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Route 176 and Brown Street in southwest Wauconda. […]

Wauconda US-12 Aerial View for Friday, September 25, 2020 crash (©2020 Google Maps)

Two Women Critically Injured in Rear-End Crash with Truck and Trailer Hauling a Bulldozer on US-12/IL-59 in Wauconda

Police and firefighter/paramedics from Wauconda responded about 1:35 p.m. Friday, September 25, 2020 to a report of a crash with injuries near Tri-State Marine, 2953 North Route 12 in Wauconda — just south of Case […]

Armed robbery scene map Saturday, September 19, 2020 Old Country Way Wauconda Aerial View (©2020 Google Maps)

Two Teens Arrested Following Armed Robbery on Old Country Way Near George Ave and Fleeing and Eluding in Wauconda

Wauconda police responded about 3:15 a.m. Saturday, September 19, 2020 to the report of an armed robbery in the 400 block of Old Country Way. Police stated that three male teens were outside in their […]

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Two Killed, 1 Seriously Hurt in Head-on Crash Involving Step Van and Minivan on Rand Rd (US) Near Route 176, Wauconda

Two men were killed in a wrong-way crash about 2:15 a.m. Thursday morning on Rand Road south of Route 176 in Wauconda. Police officers from Wauconda Police Department and Wauconda Fire District firefighter/paramedics responded about […]