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Lake County Sheriff Canine Dax tracks down suspects who broke into elementary school in Lindenhurst

Multiple suspects were arrested with the help of Lake County Sheriff’s Canine Dax after they broke into an elementary school in Lindenhurst and caused damage to the school. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Lindenhurst Police Department responded around 2:30 a.m. Sunday to BJ Hooper Elementary, 2400 Sand Lake Road in Lindenhurst, for a call […]

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Lake County Sheriff’s K-9 Dax helps apprehend 9 fleeing suspects within 24 hours in Lake County

Authorities say that Lake County Sheriff’s Canine Dax apprehended nine juvenile suspects that fled from stolen vehicles in two different incidents in a 24-hour span. A Lake County sheriff’s deputy located a vehicle crash in the area of Wadsworth Road and Delany Road in Wadsworth around 1 a.m. Wednesday. The vehicle was reported stolen from […]

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Lake County Sheriff Canine Dax helps locate injured man who fled from rollover crash in Park City

Lake County Sheriff Canine Dax on Sunday helped track down an injured man who fled on foot from a high-speed rollover crash in Park City. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office received a canine request from the Lake Forest Police Department around 6:30 a.m. Sunday. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said a crash […]

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Lake County sheriff’s canines Ryker, Danno, Dax and Duke receive body armor donation from non-profit

Four Lake County Sheriff’s Office canines — Ryker, Danno, Dax and Duke — have received their new bullet and stab protective vests thanks to a charitable donation from a non-profit organization. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office, which has five canine units, only received vests for four of their canines because canine Boomer’s vest is still […]

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Lake County Sheriff K-9 Dax locates missing suicidal man in forest preserve in Antioch

Lake County Sheriff’s Office Canine Dax helped locate an armed suicidal man who went missing in Antioch early Tuesday morning, officials said. Dax and his canine handler Deputy John Forlenza were requested around 2 a.m. Tuesday to assist another agency, according to Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli. The two responded to a […]

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Charity donates bullet, stab protective vests to 4 of 5 Lake County Sheriff’s Office canines

Four of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office’s five canines will be getting bullet and stab protective vests thanks to a charitable donation from a non-profit organization. Lake County Sheriff’s Office canines Ryker, Danno, Dax and Duke will receive the vests, which are being donated by Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. Canine Boomer will not be […]

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Lake County Sheriff Canine Dax tracks down suspect who seriously injured person in Lakemoor

Lake County Sheriff’s Office Canine Dax on Saturday successfully tracked down a suspect who battered another person, leaving them seriously injured in Lakemoor. Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy John Forlenza and his canine partner Dax were requested around 10:30 p.m. Saturday. The duo was called to the 100 block of Windward Road in Lakemoor to assist […]