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3 suspects arrested after Canine Boomer finds them hiding following police search near Lake Villa

Three suspects were arrested after they fled from a stolen vehicle and Lake County Sheriff’s Canine Boomer found them hiding near Lake Villa. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said they were notified about a stolen vehicle out of Lake Forest around 8:30 a.m. Friday. The Lake Forest Police Department notified the sheriff’s office and surrounding […]

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Lake County Sheriff’s Canine Ryker assists U.S. marshals in arresting wanted sex assault suspect in Grayslake

Lake County Sheriff’s Canine Ryker assisted U.S. Marshals and local police in arresting a man, who was wanted for sexual assault, in Grayslake Friday morning. George Reynolds, 24, of Waukegan, was arrested by the US Marshals Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force. Reynolds had arrest warrants for aggravated criminal sexual assault and an Illinois Department […]

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Lake County sheriff canine helps arrest armed suspect who crashed, fled from officers in Third Lake

Lake County Sheriff’s Office Canine Boomer helped take down a man who fled from a crash on foot while armed with a gun in Third Lake Saturday morning. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 9:30 a.m. Saturday to the intersection of Route 45 and Washington Street in Third Lake for a three-vehicle crash with […]

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Lake County Sheriff explosives detection Canine Boomer earns numerous national titles

Lake County Sheriff Deputy Brian Kilpatrick and explosive detection Canine Boomer returned from the K-9 Olympics last week with five first-place national titles and a third-place national title, the sheriff’s office announced. The 20th annual Vohne Liche Kennels Certifications and Trials, also known as the ‘K9 Olympics,’ took place from August 18-23 in Denver, Indiana. […]