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Antioch man arrested and charged for allegedly possessing child pornography

A 21-year-old Antioch man was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly possessing child pornography. Mark Fine, 21, of the 700 block of Highview Court in Antioch, was charged with three counts of possession of child pornography, a Class 2 felony. In January, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Cybercrimes Unit conducted an investigation into the suspected sharing […]

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Mundelein man charged with sexually assaulting juvenile and possessing child pornography

A 31-year-old unincorporated Mundelein man was arrested after he allegedly sexually abused a juvenile multiple times and possessed child pornography, the sheriff’s office said. Larry Reeb, 31, of the 26300 block of North Diamond Lake Rd in unincorporated Mundelein, was charged with one count of criminal sexual assault of a victim under the age of […]

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Former Lake County correctional officer arrested for having sexual contact with an inmate

A former Lake County correctional officer was arrested and charged after an investigation showed she had sexual contact with an inmate in December, officials said. Elizabeth A. Blomstrand, 40, of the 100 block of Knobb Hill Lane in Gurnee, was charged with two counts of custodial sexual misconduct and two counts of official misconduct. In […]

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3 Lake County sheriff’s deputies honored for trying to save man who drowned near Zion

Three Lake County sheriff’s deputies were honored for their efforts in trying to save a 27-year-old man who drowned at the Illinois Beach State Park near Zion in July. Lake County Sheriff John Idleburg recently awarded the deputies with the “Sheriff’s Lifesaving Award.” Deputies Matt Savage, Wayne McCracken and Stevan Georgevich were dispatched with the […]

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Virginia woman arrested in Knollwood for offering sex to undercover detective

63-year-old Virginia woman Sun Cha Chon was arrested after offering sex to an undercover Lake County Sheriff’s deputy, authorities said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said that the Lake County Sheriff Gang Task Force began an undercover investigation into 210 Spa, which is located at 210 Waukegan Rd in Knollwood. Lake County Sheriff Sgt. Sara Balmes […]