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Lake County Sheriff’s Office reveals new canines Zeus and Drako who have officially graduated from training

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office has revealed the names of its two newest police canines — Zeus and Drako — and said they are hitting the streets after recently graduating from training. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said in August that the sheriff’s office was in the final process of selecting the […]

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Lake County Sheriff’s Office announces addition of 2 new canines, bringing total number of canines to 10

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday they are adding two additional canines, bringing their total number of canines to 10, and are asking for students to enter a naming contest. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said the sheriff’s office is in the final process of selecting the newest canines, which will […]

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Numerous police officers, canine units converge in Gurnee for search of battery suspect

Many police officers and multiple canine units were sent to an area in Gurnee Sunday evening in search of a suspect wanted for battering a woman, officials said. The Gurnee Police Department responded around 8:42 p.m. Sunday to the 5700 block of Northridge Drive in Gurnee for a report of a domestic battery. Gurnee Police […]

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No injuries after McHenry County Sheriff squad car carrying K-9 involved in Woodstock crash

No injuries were reported after a McHenry County Sheriff’s Office squad car carrying a police canine was struck by another vehicle in Woodstock. The Woodstock Fire Rescue District and Woodstock Police Department responded around 8:55 p.m. Sunday to Country Club Road and Zimmerman Road in Woodstock for a vehicle crash. McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Kevin […]

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Lake County Sheriff’s Office adding new canine team, asking for children’s help in choosing name

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office has announced they will be adding a fifth canine team to the department and are asking for children’s help in choosing a name for the new police dog. Lake County Sheriff John Idleburg announced the addition Wednesday morning in a public statement. The sheriff’s office said they are in the […]