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Prison still awaits two former Lake cops in gun scandal

HAMMOND | Two former Lake County police officers have long been disgraced, but not yet imprisoned for illicit firearms sales.

March 18, 2014 12:00 am

Two Lake cops remain in state of arrested development

CROWN POINT | A Lake County police official is challenging Sheriff John Buncich's authority to banish two veteran police officers from active duty but keep them on the public payroll.

July 07, 2012 6:45 pm

Lake County officer back on duty

CROWN POINT | Lake County police officer Scott Shelhart has returned to active duty after five months on administrative leave in connection with a federal investigation of the department.

October 21, 2011 10:00 am
MARK KIESLING: Suspended county cop will rejoin force

MARK KIESLING: Suspended county cop will rejoin force

One of the six Lake County sheriff's cops who were served subpoenas in connection with a gun-running scheme will be back on the job Monday.

October 14, 2011 12:00 am

Cops under investigation oversaw maligned jail fund

Two Lake County sheriff's officers named as targets in a federal investigation oversaw a department discretionary fund that went nearly unchecked in the past several years.

June 25, 2011 10:30 pm
Kuyachich denies being inquiry target

Kuyachich denies being inquiry target

CROWN POINT | Former Lake County Police Chief Marco Kuyachich denies he is a target of a reported federal investigation of illicit gun sales within the Sheriff's Department, according to his attorney.

June 02, 2011 7:00 pm

Investigated cop played gun auction expert

The owner of a Hobart auction firm temporarily is cutting ties with a Lake County police officer under federal watch, but called his colleague a "trustworthy guy."

May 30, 2011 5:00 pm

No arrests reported yet for six Lake officers targeted by feds

CROWN POINT | The six Lake County sheriff's officers under federal investigation were not under arrest as of Wednesday, a source close to the investigation said.

May 25, 2011 7:45 pm
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