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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 inmates test positive for COVID-19 at the McHenry County jail

Three inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 at the McHenry County jail on Thursday and several housing units are on quarantine, the sheriff’s office said in a statement. “The Corrections Division is currently working with the McHenry County Department of Health, and are following all CDC recommendations,” the statement said. The sheriff’s office said their […]