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Sheriff’s officers save man who overdosed in Lake County Circuit Court

On Wednesday three Lake County Sheriff’s Correctional Officers saved the life of a man suffering an opioid overdose in a courtroom, sheriff’s officials said. Lake County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Sgt. Christopher Covelli said that at 10:30 a.m. Lake County Sheriff’s Court Security Officers observed a 24-year-old man slumped over, in the public viewing area of […]

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Lake County jail officers save second inmate from committing suicide by hanging in less than a month

Two Lake County Jail corrections officers helped stop an attempted suicide in the jail, sheriff’s officials said. On July 31 at around 3:15 p.m. Lake County Corrections Officers George Gotsis and John Venetsanakos saved the life of an inmate attempting suicide in his jail cell. Officers Gotsis and Venetsanakos were conducting rounds in the Administrative […]