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Lake County Sheriff's Office

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Top Lake County Sheriff's Office Articles

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  • Man shipped meth in Meow Mix, deputies say

    Drug Trafficker Rule #101: Stay under the radar and never mail your drugs in something as readily available as, say, Meow Mix. Yes, authorities frown upon Meow Mix Meth. Lake County Sheriff's deputies say Robert Lord Morris, 48, of Eustis, was...
  • U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk Crusades To Crackdown On Strong Pot

    (WGN-AM)- U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk will call for legislation Monday that would toughen drug trafficking laws regarding a highly-potent form of marijuana, with penalties of up to 25 years in prison for a 1st-time offense. The law would target offenders who...
  • Kirk Pushing Tougher Pot Penalties

    (WGN-AM)- U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk will call for legislation Monday that would toughen drug-trafficking laws regarding a highly potent form of marijuana, with penalties of up to 25 years in prison for a first-time offense. The law would target offenders who...
  • Man Shocked Before Hearing in Death of Indiana Child

    Man Shocked Before Hearing in Death of Indiana Child
    Police used a stun gun to subdue a man before he appeared in court on charges that he and his girlfriend killed a toddler whose body was encased in concrete and dumped in a swampy area of northwestern Indiana. A Lake County magistrate entered not...
  • Cops: 2-year-old taken by nun reunited with parents

    Cops: 2-year-old taken by nun reunited with parents
    Two-year-old Maria Lopez-Vazquez, who authorities say was separated from her parents for six months after a Eustis nun ran off with her, was reunited with her relieved mother and father Tuesday night amid a sea of news cameras at Orlando International...
  • Sister Mary says she was protecting 2-year-old from parents

    Sister Mary says she was protecting 2-year-old from parents
    A Lake County church leader accused of taking off with a toddler against the wishes of the child's parents defended herself Wednesday, calling the episode a "misunderstanding." "We have helped these people for two years," said Laura Maria Caballero,...
  • Ditch raises for highest paid school employees

    What is it going to take for elected officials in this county to connect with the real world and pay attention to demands from those who live here? Must they go on a sit-down hunger strike in front of Barnhill's Buffet? Chain themselves together along U....
  • Windermere: Where troubled cops get second chance on tiny town's police force

    Windermere: Where troubled cops get second chance on tiny town's police force
    WINDERMERE — Best known by locals for writing speeding tickets, Windermere police seldom drew notice beyond town borders. That is, until Tiger Woods crashed his SUV in a nearby gated community where members of the department worked as bodyguards for...
  • Lake County's dark woods hide scourge of meth

    Lake County's dark woods hide scourge of meth
    They are some of the tiniest towns in rural Lake County, yet outposts such as Paisley, Lake Mack and Altoona — towns that rim the Ocala National Forest — are ground zero for a deepening problem. Slowly but surely, Lake County has become...