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Lake County’s newest sheriff canine Danno finds person in mental distress near Antioch

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office’s newest furry deputy — canine Danno — located a missing person in mental distress during his first call Monday evening near Antioch. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 6:40 p.m. Monday to a vehicle crash near Route 173 and Lake Avenue in unincorporated Antioch. Lake County Sheriff Spokesman Lt. […]

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Sheriff awards bystander who saved woman choking near Grayslake; K-9 Danno sworn in

A man who saved a woman choking in her vehicle near Grayslake in February was awarded during a Wednesday ceremony where the Lake County Sheriff’s Office’s newest canine, Danno, was sworn in. Lake County Sheriff John D. Idleburg awarded Griffin Rebecca, a Grayslake resident, the “Citizen Heroism Award” for his brave actions in February. Rebecca […]

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Lake County Sheriff’s Office releases photo, name for new police canine

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office released a photo of their newest canine named “Danno,” which was the chosen winning name submitted by a fifth-grader from Barrington. The sheriff’s office introduced Canine Danno Friday morning and said they were excited to announce he is officially the newest sheriff’s office recruit. Danno is a 20-month-old male German […]