Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran wants to keep his current position for another term.
After announcing last December that he was considering a bid for attorney general in 2014, Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran, of Libertyville, said he now intends to seek a third term as sheriff, reported the Daily Herald. “I have decided to run for re-election for Lake County Sheriff. I have been entrusted for the past six years with the responsibilities as Sheriff of Lake County. This opportunity has allowed me to work alongside outstanding law enforcement professionals as well as to serve and protect the wonderful people of Lake County,” said Curran in a prepared statement, reported the Lake County News-Sun. “We have much to accomplish going forward and I am excited for the challenges that lie ahead of us as well as proud of our …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran has been meeting with citizens around the state, feeling out a possible run for attorney general.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran is seriously considering a run for Illinois Attorney General in 2014. Curran has been meeting with citizens around the state and intends to run in the Republican primary in about 15 months, according to a press release from Mark Curran for Illinois. Curan said his background as both a federal and state prosecutor and sheriff of one of Illinois’ largest and most diverse counties gives him a unique perspective on the state’s top law enforcement office. “Our state is awash in crime and corruption and we need strong law enforcement leadership in the attorney general’s office,” said Curran. “We can do better.” Curran, 49, has been Lake County Sheriff since Dec. 2006. Since serving as sheriff, Curran has helped …
Saturday, June 9, 2012
The following is a selection of police-related items reported in area Patches recently. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Grayslake Homicide Leads Sought Police are asking the public for help in solving the homicide of Harry Dahms, 68, of Russell. Dahms was found at 8:30 a.m. June 1 shot to death in his driveway, the Lake County Sheriff’s Department stated. Dahms was a former Lake County Fair board member who was known for working tirelessly at the old Fairgrounds at Routes 25 and 120 in Grayslake. Family members paid tribute to Dahms this week, calling him a man with a "huge heart," and pleaded with the public for any information to help solve the crime. A reward of up to $1000.00 is being offered by Lake County Crime Stoppers. Visit their website at www.lakecountycrimestoppers.com/ or call their Tip Line at 1-847-662-2222. Buffalo Grove Four Charged With …