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Brookings Daily Register
Brookings Register Madison resident charged with murderfacing a charge of second degree murder in the shooting death of a woman at Lak
Brookings Register Madison resident charged with murder
Brookings Daily Register / Posted 7 hours ago
facing a charge of second degree murder in the shooting death of a woman at Lake Madison. KSFY television reports that the Lake County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded to a call Wednesday night. When deputies arrived on the scene, they... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
Community concerned over violence at Leesburg High Schoolother to fight. Cellphones were recording when tempers boiled over. WESH 2 News
Community concerned over violence at Leesburg High School
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 20 hours ago
other to fight. Cellphones were recording when tempers boiled over. WESH 2 News obtained video of the incident from the Lake County Sheriff's Office. The fight broke out the afternoon of April 21. Within an hour, cellphone video of some of the... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Lake County Schools hosts meeting to discuss fights at Leesburg High Schoolat Leesburg High School that led to 10 students being suspended and 8 juveniles
Lake County Schools hosts meeting to discuss fights at Leesburg High School
Local 6 Orlando / Posted yesterday
at Leesburg High School that led to 10 students being suspended and 8 juveniles being charged. The meeting comes after Lake County Sheriff's Office released videos posted on Twitter of the fights. Lake County Schools says last week, three... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Lake County Sheriff’s Office warns residents of phone scamoffice will not call you at home to tell you have an arrest warrant and ask for
Lake County Sheriff’s Office warns residents of phone scam
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted yesterday
office will not call you at home to tell you have an arrest warrant and ask for bail over the phone. We do not do this. If this person calls you just hang up and terminate the call,” authorities posted on Facebook. Lake County Sherif... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Man Arrested After Woman Found Dead At Lake MadisonA Madison man has been charged with murder. The Lake County Sheriff's Office w
Man Arrested After Woman Found Dead At Lake Madison
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted yesterday
A Madison man has been charged with murder. The Lake County Sheriff's Office was called to a home on Lake Madison at 10:33 p.m. Wednesday. When deputies arrived, they found a 46-year-old woman had been shot and killed. Officers arrested 46-year-old... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Meeting called in Leesburg to address rash of school violencefights on the same day, school officials said. A lot of times, the violence st
Meeting called in Leesburg to address rash of school violence
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
fights on the same day, school officials said. A lot of times, the violence starts from very insignificant things, Lake County Sheriff's Office spokesman Fred Jones said. "Someone looked at me wrong. Someone talked to my boyfriend. Someone... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Groveland toddler found dead in canalA two-year-old girl drowned in a canal 50 yards behind a Groveland home, a Lake
Groveland toddler found dead in canal
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
A two-year-old girl drowned in a canal 50 yards behind a Groveland home, a Lake County Sheriff's Office spokesman said. Under the care of a friend's parents, they went to check on Alexa Escuders who was supposed to be in her bed. When she wasn't... Read more
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Daily Herald
Crash near Zion leaves 66-old-man deadMonday after a crash in unincorporated Zion near the Van Patten Woods Forest Pr
Crash near Zion leaves 66-old-man dead
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Monday after a crash in unincorporated Zion near the Van Patten Woods Forest Preserve, according to a news release from the Lake County sheriff's office. As the man was exiting the forest preserve, his 2007 Cadillac CTS stopped, for unknown... Read more
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Officer.com
Rescued California Deputy Fighting for His Lifeand his 11-year-old son were swept out to sea by a rogue wave while on a family
Rescued California Deputy Fighting for His Life
Officer.com / Posted 8 days ago
and his 11-year-old son were swept out to sea by a rogue wave while on a family outing in Mendocino, according to the Lake County Sheriff's Office. The son was treated at a Fort Bragg hospital and released but Steely, who was floating face... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Florida man rips off stepson's religious hat, calls...snatched a Muslim hat that his stepson was wearing and referred to the stepson
Florida man rips off stepson's religious hat, calls...
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 9 days ago
snatched a Muslim hat that his stepson was wearing and referred to the stepson as a terrorist who sexually abuses goats. Lake County Sheriff's Office According to deputies, Petermichael admitted to coming home and getting into an argument with... Read more
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Daily Herald
Motorcyclist remains in critical condition folowing crash near CaryCounty near Cary at about 6:50 p.m. when he lost control of the vehicle for an
Motorcyclist remains in critical condition folowing crash near Cary
Daily Herald / Posted 11 days ago
County near Cary at about 6:50 p.m. when he lost control of the vehicle for an unknown reason, Det. Chris Covelli of the Lake County Sheriff's Office said. The driver of the minibike was not wearing a helmet and was ejected onto the road just... Read more
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Northwest Herald
McHenry County, Lake County sheriff's office deputies involved in fatal Antioch shooting26211 Route 173, Nugent said. He said there were four deputies involved from t
McHenry County, Lake County sheriff's office deputies involved in fatal Antioch shooting
Northwest Herald / Posted 13 days ago
26211 Route 173, Nugent said. He said there were four deputies involved from the McHenry County Sheriff's Office and the Lake County Sheriff's Office. "[Boyes] displayed a handgun, and they responded in a way that was consistent with their... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
German ecstasy pills intercepted, Clermont man arrestedside. Investigators said the drugs weighed 49 grams and were sent from Germany.
German ecstasy pills intercepted, Clermont man arrested
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
side. Investigators said the drugs weighed 49 grams and were sent from Germany. After the envelope was obtained by the Lake County Sheriff's Office, deputies arranged a controlled delivery. An undercover detective knocked on Crane's door on... Read more
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Daily Herald
One injured in Fairfield Road accident near Round Lakecondition, authorities said. The driver of the Honda was not injured. The acci
One injured in Fairfield Road accident near Round Lake
Daily Herald / Posted 15 days ago
condition, authorities said. The driver of the Honda was not injured. The accident remains under investigation by the Lake County Sheriff's Office Technical Crash Investigations Unit. Anyone witnesses are encouraged to contact the sheriff's... Read more
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Lake County Journal
Crash near Round Lake injures one driverin critical condition. The Honda driver was uninjured, the release stated. Thi
Crash near Round Lake injures one driver
Lake County Journal / Posted 15 days ago
in critical condition. The Honda driver was uninjured, the release stated. This crash remains under investigation by the Lake County Sheriff's Office Technical Crash Investigations Unit. Anyone who witnessed this crash is asked to call the Lake... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Man tried to hit brother with pickup truck, Lake County deputies sayFla. - A man was charged after driving a pickup truck into his brother's house
Man tried to hit brother with pickup truck, Lake County deputies say
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 16 days ago
Fla. - A man was charged after driving a pickup truck into his brother's house in an attempt to hit him, according to the Lake County Sheriff's Office. A call was received around 7 p.m. Monday about a vehicle that had driven through a neighbor's... Read more
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Daily Herald
Missing Wadsworth girl returned home MondayThe 14-year-old Wadsworth girl who had been missing returned home Monday, the L
Missing Wadsworth girl returned home Monday
Daily Herald / Posted 16 days ago
The 14-year-old Wadsworth girl who had been missing returned home Monday, the Lake County sheriff's office said in a news release Tuesday. Jolynn Sanders went missing after leaving her house on foot April 1. Lake County authorities said they... Read more
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Lake County Journal
Missing Wadsworth girl found safe, police sayWADSWORTH – A missing Wadsworth girl who was missing since April 1 returned hom
Missing Wadsworth girl found safe, police say
Lake County Journal / Posted 16 days ago
WADSWORTH – A missing Wadsworth girl who was missing since April 1 returned home safe on Monday, according to the Lake County Sheriff's office. Jolynn Sanders, 14, was last seen leaving her home on foot. Police said they received several tips during... Read more
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Denver Post
Colorado deputy indicted on official misconduct, embezzlement charges5 by a 5th Judicial District Grand Jury, prosecutors said in a Tuesday news rel
Colorado deputy indicted on official misconduct, embezzlement charges
Denver Post / Posted 17 days ago
5 by a 5th Judicial District Grand Jury, prosecutors said in a Tuesday news release. Freeman surrendered on Monday to the Lake County Sheriff's Office. The indictment say Freeman improperly used his assigned patrol car while on patrol duty during... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Florida Leadership Academy graduates 36 law enforcement supervisorsDepartment of Agriculture & Consumer Services George Wells Jr. Florida Fish &
Florida Leadership Academy graduates 36 law enforcement supervisors
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 20 days ago
Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services George Wells Jr. Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission Carla Williams Seminole County Sheriff's Office Wade Williams Collier County Sheriff's Office David Woelk Lake County Sheriff's O... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Florida Leadership Academy graduates 36 law enforcement supervisorsDepartment of Agriculture & Consumer Services George Wells Jr. Florida Fish &
Florida Leadership Academy graduates 36 law enforcement supervisors
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 20 days ago
Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services George Wells Jr. Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission Carla Williams Seminole County Sheriff's Office Wade Williams Collier County Sheriff's Office David Woelk Lake County Sheriff's O... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Florida Leadership Academy graduates 36 law enforcement supervisorsDepartment of Agriculture & Consumer Services George Wells Jr. Florida Fish &
Florida Leadership Academy graduates 36 law enforcement supervisors
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 20 days ago
Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services George Wells Jr. Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission Carla Williams Seminole County Sheriff's Office Wade Williams Collier County Sheriff's Office David Woelk Lake County Sheriff's O... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Florida Leadership Academy graduates 36 law enforcement supervisorsDepartment of Agriculture & Consumer Services George Wells Jr. Florida Fish &
Florida Leadership Academy graduates 36 law enforcement supervisors
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 20 days ago
Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services George Wells Jr. Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission Carla Williams Seminole County Sheriff's Office Wade Williams Collier County Sheriff's Office David Woelk Lake County Sheriff's O... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Florida Leadership Academy graduates 36 law enforcement supervisorsDepartment of Agriculture & Consumer Services George Wells Jr. Florida Fish &
Florida Leadership Academy graduates 36 law enforcement supervisors
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 20 days ago
Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services George Wells Jr. Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission Carla Williams Seminole County Sheriff's Office Wade Williams Collier County Sheriff's Office David Woelk Lake County Sheriff's O... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Police say pair of deaths show drivers and bikers need to pay attentionappears that the driver just didn't see the motorcyclist when she pulled out,”
Police say pair of deaths show drivers and bikers need to pay attention
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 20 days ago
appears that the driver just didn't see the motorcyclist when she pulled out,” said Chief Deputy Justin Hoyal of the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office. In Layton, it was 3:30 p.m. when motorcyclist Timothy Wangsgaard tried to make it through a... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Florida Leadership Academy graduates 36 law enforcement supervisorsDepartment of Agriculture & Consumer Services George Wells Jr. Florida Fish &
Florida Leadership Academy graduates 36 law enforcement supervisors
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 21 days ago
Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services George Wells Jr. Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission Carla Williams Seminole County Sheriff's Office Wade Williams Collier County Sheriff's Office David Woelk Lake County Sheriff's O... Read more
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Lake County Journal
Police search for missing Wadsworth girlwhite Nike shoes, and was carrying a Jansport tie-dye backpack, the release sta
Police search for missing Wadsworth girl
Lake County Journal / Posted 21 days ago
white Nike shoes, and was carrying a Jansport tie-dye backpack, the release stated. Police said it's possible she's somewhere in Lake County or in the Kenosha, Wis. area. Call the Lake County Sheriff's Office at 847-549-5200 for more infor... Read more
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Daily Herald
Lake County jail inmate claims guards hurt himThe Lake County sheriff's office is among the targets of a federal lawsuit file
Lake County jail inmate claims guards hurt him
Daily Herald / Posted 22 days ago
The Lake County sheriff's office is among the targets of a federal lawsuit filed by a Lake County jail inmate who claims he was shot with a stun gun, pepper-sprayed and injured by guards. According to the civil rights lawsuit filed March 21, Daniel... Read more
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Daily Herald
Wadsworth girl missing since last Fridaytie-dye backpack. Sanders has scars on her left forearm and legs. It's possibl
Wadsworth girl missing since last Friday
Daily Herald / Posted 22 days ago
tie-dye backpack. Sanders has scars on her left forearm and legs. It's possible she's in the Lake County or Kenosha, Wisconsin, area. Anyone with information should call the Lake County sheriff's office at (847) 549-5200 or local law enfor... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Barrington man had more than 10,000 child porn videos, images, police sayfrom Lake County Sheriff's Detective Christopher Covelli. Malecki was arrested
Barrington man had more than 10,000 child porn videos, images, police say
Northwest Herald / Posted 22 days ago
from Lake County Sheriff's Detective Christopher Covelli. Malecki was arrested Wednesday after an investigation by the Lake County Sheriff's Office Cybercrimes Unit and the Lake County State's Attorney's Cybercrimes unit, the release... Read more
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Daily Herald
Barrington man had thousands of images of child pornof possession of child pornography, a felony punishable by a maximum three to s
Barrington man had thousands of images of child porn
Daily Herald / Posted 22 days ago
of possession of child pornography, a felony punishable by a maximum three to seven years in prison, according to the Lake County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's police said an investigation into suspected child pornography by its Cybercrimes... Read more
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Lake County Journal
Barrington man had more than 10,000 child porn videos, images, police sayfrom Lake County Sheriff's Detective Christopher Covelli. Malecki was arrested
Barrington man had more than 10,000 child porn videos, images, police say
Lake County Journal / Posted 22 days ago
from Lake County Sheriff's Detective Christopher Covelli. Malecki was arrested Wednesday after an investigation by the Lake County Sheriff's Office Cybercrimes Unit and the Lake County State's Attorney's Cybercrimes unit, the release... Read more
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Daily Herald
Lake County sheriff, other officials released from federal lawsuitThe Lake County sheriff's office and some county law enforcement officials have
Lake County sheriff, other officials released from federal lawsuit
Daily Herald / Posted 22 days ago
The Lake County sheriff's office and some county law enforcement officials have been released from a federal lawsuit filed by the family of a woman who died during a 2011 hunger strike at Lake County jail. According to federal court documents, Judge... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Florida man tries to steal car, but it won't startowner noticed him and saw that Jones opened the door, tossed his backpack insid
Florida man tries to steal car, but it won't start
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 23 days ago
owner noticed him and saw that Jones opened the door, tossed his backpack inside, and began to try to start the ignition. Lake County Sheriff's Office Deputies said the car would not start. The owner ran over and held Jones until deputies... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Judge throws out suit against Lake Co. over inmate's hunger strike deathA judge has released the Lake County sheriff's office from a lawsuit filed by t
Judge throws out suit against Lake Co. over inmate's hunger strike death
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
A judge has released the Lake County sheriff's office from a lawsuit filed by the estate of Lyvita Gomes, who died in 2012 after going on a hunger strike at the Lake County Jail. The company that provided medical care to jail inmates at the time... Read more
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Daily Herald
Man accused of child porn possessionbe sentenced to 3 to 7 years in prison on each count if convicted. A search war
Man accused of child porn possession
Daily Herald / Posted 24 days ago
be sentenced to 3 to 7 years in prison on each count if convicted. A search warrant was executed Monday on Brown by the Lake County Sheriff's Office and the Lake County State's Attorney's cybercrimes unit, and evidence including multiple... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Vehicle sought in Lake County road-rage incident where driver was run overfor a black vehicle, possibly a Mazda Z26 with the left passenger door painted
Vehicle sought in Lake County road-rage incident where driver was run over
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 24 days ago
for a black vehicle, possibly a Mazda Z26 with the left passenger door painted red and dark-tinted windows. Contact Lake County Sheriff's Office at 352-343-2101 if you have any information on the incident. Copyright 2016 by WKMG... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Lake County road rage incident leaves man injuredstood in front of the black car and said he was going to call police, the repor
Lake County road rage incident leaves man injured
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
stood in front of the black car and said he was going to call police, the report states. The black car plowed into Detweiler, and took off. If you have information about this incident, call the Lake County Sheriff's Office at (352... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
2 Employees Charged in Death of Teen at Illinois Center for Troubled Youthfabrication was that the victim slipped on water as the three were struggling,"
2 Employees Charged in Death of Teen at Illinois Center for Troubled Youth
NBC Connecticut / Posted 24 days ago
fabrication was that the victim slipped on water as the three were struggling," said Det. Christopher Covelli of the Lake County Sheriff's office. "It was later determined that the water that was located on the ground was caused by the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Clermont police Chief Charles Broadway enters Lake sheriff raceis in line to appear on the ballot in the general election, as he won't be on p
Clermont police Chief Charles Broadway enters Lake sheriff race
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
is in line to appear on the ballot in the general election, as he won't be on primary election ballots in August. "The Lake County Sheriff's Office is a great agency, and if chosen to be their sheriff, I want to carry on that great legacy that... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
2 Employees Charged in Death of Teen at Illinois Center for Troubled Youthfabrication was that the victim slipped on water as the three were struggling,"
2 Employees Charged in Death of Teen at Illinois Center for Troubled Youth
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 25 days ago
fabrication was that the victim slipped on water as the three were struggling," said Det. Christopher Covelli of the Lake County Sheriff's office. "It was later determined that the water that was located on the ground was caused by the... Read more
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NBC Washington
2 Employees Charged in Death of Teen at Illinois Center for Troubled Youthfabrication was that the victim slipped on water as the three were struggling,"
2 Employees Charged in Death of Teen at Illinois Center for Troubled Youth
NBC Washington / Posted 25 days ago
fabrication was that the victim slipped on water as the three were struggling," said Det. Christopher Covelli of the Lake County Sheriff's office. "It was later determined that the water that was located on the ground was caused by the... Read more
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Lake County Journal
Missing Grayslake man found dead with motorcycle near Lake Villaafter not arriving at his girlfriend's house as planned. He was last seen March
Missing Grayslake man found dead with motorcycle near Lake Villa
Lake County Journal / Posted 25 days ago
after not arriving at his girlfriend's house as planned. He was last seen March 28, according to a news release from the Lake County Sheriff's Office. About 11:40 a.m. Sunday, a bicyclist flagged down a passing sheriff's deputy on Route 45 in... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
2 Employees Charged in Death of Teen at Illinois Center for Troubled Youthfabrication was that the victim slipped on water as the three were struggling,"
2 Employees Charged in Death of Teen at Illinois Center for Troubled Youth
NBC Bay Area / Posted 25 days ago
fabrication was that the victim slipped on water as the three were struggling," said Det. Christopher Covelli of the Lake County Sheriff's office. "It was later determined that the water that was located on the ground was caused by the... Read more
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examiner.com
Can we trust those entrusted to protect our animals?involving Lake County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services (LCSOAS) employees on De
Can we trust those entrusted to protect our animals?
examiner.com / Posted 26 days ago
involving Lake County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services (LCSOAS) employees on December 11, 2015. As of October 1, 2014 the Lake County Sheriff's Office adopted Animal Services including both shelter services and the animal control enforcement... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
2 teens arrested after car stolen from gas station, Lake County deputies sayLAKE COUNTY, Fla. - Two teenagers have been arrested after a car was stolen fro
2 teens arrested after car stolen from gas station, Lake County deputies say
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 27 days ago
LAKE COUNTY, Fla. - Two teenagers have been arrested after a car was stolen from a gas station, the Lake County Sheriff's Office said. It happened Friday afternoon at a Sunoco gas station at Country Road 44 and South Fish Camp Road in Grand... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Central Florida Dragon Boat Festival returns to Tavaresteam, Win Fun Cru, will return to defend their win last year as Overall Champio
Central Florida Dragon Boat Festival returns to Tavares
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
team, Win Fun Cru, will return to defend their win last year as Overall Champion Club Team and the Green Machine from the Lake County Sheriff's Office will be on hand to defend their Overall Champion Local Team trophy. Other club teams will... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Florida man grabs police Taser after being tased five timesenforcement officer of his protection after police were called to a disturbance
Florida man grabs police Taser after being tased five times
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 1 months ago
enforcement officer of his protection after police were called to a disturbance at a Steak ‘n Shake on U.S. Highway 441. Lake County Sheriff's Office When Coburn’s girlfriend drove off following an argument at the restaurant, Coburn ran across... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Lake deputies search for man who left mental health facilityHe was wearing all-black clothes and football cleats, and might be carrying a b
Lake deputies search for man who left mental health facility
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
He was wearing all-black clothes and football cleats, and might be carrying a backpack, Herrell said. Deputies are searching near Lake Jem Road and County Road 448. Anyone who sees Simon can call the Lake County Sheriff's Office at 352-34... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Clermont man sought by Lake County deputiesin Mascotte. Davila never arrived at work and has not been seen by friends, fa
Clermont man sought by Lake County deputies
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 1 months ago
in Mascotte. Davila never arrived at work and has not been seen by friends, family or co-workers since, according to the Lake County Sheriff's Office. Davila has been on medication following a stroke. Deputies said he left his medication and... Read more
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