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Chief Deputy Jeff Sherwood, Newly Promoted Capt. Todd Menmuir, Sheriff Frank Leonbruno
11/22/2019

Chief Deputy Jeff Sherwood, Newly Promoted Capt. Todd Menmuir, Sheriff Frank Leonbruno

Today I had the honor of promoting Lt. Todd Menmuir to the rank of Captain.  Captain Menmuir and I have served since he ...
11/22/2019

Today I had the honor of promoting Lt. Todd Menmuir to the rank of Captain. Captain Menmuir and I have served since he was hired in January of 1990. He has been an outstanding Deputy Sheriff and served in many roles that have increased our professionalism as a Sheriff’s Office. In his new role as Commander of Court Services he is doing an outstanding job in developing the challenge of Court Security across many sectors today.

I thank Capt. Menmuir for his work and congratulate him on his promotion.

Captain Todd MenMuir is the Court Services Commander overseeing all aspects of Court Services; security at the Courts of Common Pleas, Juvenile Court, Probate Court, and Domestic Relations. As well, Capt. MenMuir supervises all Court transports, as well as transports to prisons across Ohio, and extraditions across the United States.

Captain MenMuir has served over 29 years at the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. At age seventeen he began his law enforcement career working as an Auxiliary Police Officer for the Perry Village Police Department. At twenty years of age, Todd graduated from the Ohio State Highway Patrol Basic Academy. Shortly after turning twenty-one, Todd swore an oath to perform the duties of a Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Sheriff. Todd has served as a Patrol Deputy, Field Training Officer, Marine Patrol Deputy, Detective, Patrol Deputy Sergeant, and Patrol Deputy Lieutenant. He served over fourteen years on the SWAT Team as an entry team point man and as a Team Leader. Todd is the recipient to a life-saving award along with other awards and letters of accommodations for his traffic enforcement and his criminal investigations, which include bank robbery, breaking and entering, felonious assault, and murder. Todd is also a graduate of the Police Executive Leadership College (PELC) and is a Certified Traffic Accident Reconstructionist.

Sheriff Frank Leonbruno

Today Chief Deputy Sherwood and I swore in our new Deputy Sheriff Thomas McClurkin.  Tom comes to us from the Ohio State...
11/22/2019

Today Chief Deputy Sherwood and I swore in our new Deputy Sheriff Thomas McClurkin. Tom comes to us from the Ohio State Patrol Ashtabula Post and we are excited to have become part of our Office.

Welcome Tom !

Sheriff Frank Leonbruno

Madison Township Police have asked for your assistance in finding:Trysten Gruss   DOB  9-21-1998Last Known Address:  Mad...
11/21/2019

Madison Township Police have asked for your assistance in finding:
Trysten Gruss
DOB 9-21-1998
Last Known Address: Madison Township

He is wanted for: Failure To Comply, Resisting Arrest, Obstruction of Official Business

If you have any information please contact the Madison Township Police at (440)428-2116

Retired Sheriff Dan Dunlap and Sheriff Frank Leonbruno at the BSSA Awards Program this morning.  The Buckeye State Sheri...
11/20/2019

Retired Sheriff Dan Dunlap and Sheriff Frank Leonbruno at the BSSA Awards Program this morning. The Buckeye State Sheriff Assoc awards program honoring Retired Sheriff Dunlap for his 46 years of service

Lake County Sheriff's Office  Sheriff Frank Leonbruno's cover photo
11/19/2019

Lake County Sheriff's Office Sheriff Frank Leonbruno's cover photo

Governor Mike DeWine welcomes Sheriff Frank Leonbruno and assured him of support from his office.
11/18/2019

Governor Mike DeWine welcomes Sheriff Frank Leonbruno and assured him of support from his office.

Caution the fire crews are fighting a fire 🔥 at 14856 Painesville Warren Rd / one lane Traffis near the address
11/18/2019

Caution the fire crews are fighting a fire 🔥 at 14856 Painesville Warren Rd / one lane Traffis near the address

UPDATE:  This roadway has been reopened.  Thank you for your patience.Painesville-Warren Road (Route 86) is closed in bo...
11/17/2019

UPDATE: This roadway has been reopened. Thank you for your patience.

Painesville-Warren Road (Route 86) is closed in both directions for a semi-tractor/trailer accident. This area will be closed for some time to allows crews to upright the vehicle and load its contents. Please avoid this area. Callow Road to Girdled is an alternative route.

UPDATE:   Road is open.    US 20/N Ridge shut down from Mantle to Fairport Nursery for a working storage unit fire.
11/17/2019

UPDATE: Road is open. US 20/N Ridge shut down from Mantle to Fairport Nursery for a working storage unit fire.

UPDATE:  ALL LANES OPEN.   SR 2 East Bound is closed at Center St (R 615) for a pedestrian accident.
11/17/2019

UPDATE: ALL LANES OPEN. SR 2 East Bound is closed at Center St (R 615) for a pedestrian accident.

In August 2019 Sheriff Dan Dunlap arranged for a group photo of people from the various divisions of our Sheriff's Offic...
11/14/2019

In August 2019 Sheriff Dan Dunlap arranged for a group photo of people from the various divisions of our Sheriff's Office. Unfortunately not everyone could be present due to schedules but many could. Mr. Ken Lesler and retired Deputy Sheriff TJ Wilson volunteered their time and photographic expertise, did the photo shoot at Riverside High School, and worked out the details to produce this group photo. Mr. Lesler sent us our draft and I thought I would share it here with all of you. Thanks to Ken and TJ for their time and for all their work. We appreciate it!

Sheriff Frank Leonbruno

Our Central Communications Supervisors.  Great leadership in a very difficult field.  R to L:  Sgt. Dee Cichon, Sgt. Kei...
11/14/2019

Our Central Communications Supervisors. Great leadership in a very difficult field. R to L: Sgt. Dee Cichon, Sgt. Keith Chaffee, Sgt. Eric Higham, Sgt. Annie Lerman, Sgt. Angela King, Sgt. Kelly Stakich

Glad to have them at the helm!

Sheriff Frank Leonbruno

On Friday two of our Telecommunicators, Monica Smith (formerly Patterson) and Sgt. Eric Higham, attended the Mentor Care...
11/12/2019

On Friday two of our Telecommunicators, Monica Smith (formerly Patterson) and Sgt. Eric Higham, attended the Mentor Career Fair. They were able to engage with many students, several who were interested in looking at a future in Law Enforcement. One student even inquired about doing their senior project on Communications. Thanks to Sgt. Higham and Dispatcher Paterson for all of their efforts to reach out to students in our area and spread the word on the many facets of the Lake County Sheriff's Office !

Sheriff Frank Leonbruno

We are currently looking for Terion Howard on the charges ofTrafficking in DrugsRace: African-American   Date of Birth: ...
11/12/2019

We are currently looking for Terion Howard on the charges of
Trafficking in Drugs
Race: African-American Date of Birth: 06-14-1991
Height: 5’ 7” Weight: 160 lbs Hair: Black Eye: Brown
Last Known Residence in Shaker Heights

You can see him and other Most Wanted individuals by our Sheriff's Office on our website at:
https://www.lakecountyohio.gov/sheriffoffice/Most-Wanted

If you have information regarding this individual contact the Lake County Sheriff's Office at
440.350.5620 or 1.800.899-5253 extension 5620
Do not try to apprehend this individual yourself.
Law Enforcement Officers:
Use NCIC verification protocols before making an arrest based on this information.

UPDATE:  Accidents have been cleared.  However, we are working numerous fender benders throughout our area and so we ask...
11/12/2019

UPDATE: Accidents have been cleared. However, we are working numerous fender benders throughout our area and so we ask all drivers to use caution today as we face the first introduction of winter in Northeast Ohio.

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I 90 Willoughby Hills Area Traffic : Multiple accidents in Willoughby Hills on 90 East Bound between the low bridge and SR 91. Traffic completely stopped at this time.

Congratulations to Correction Officer Taylor Tekavic who has passed her field training and is now fully immersed into he...
11/12/2019

Congratulations to Correction Officer Taylor Tekavic who has passed her field training and is now fully immersed into her new career. Great job Taylor ... looking forward great things!

Sheriff Frank Leonbruno

Here is our latest weather update from the National Weather Service from bulletins we receive in our Communications Cent...
11/11/2019

Here is our latest weather update from the National Weather Service from bulletins we receive in our Communications Center. Just want to keep our residents up to date so you can make/adjust any travel plans.

Sheriff Frank Leonbruno

11/11/2019
11/10/2019
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We will see if it materializes but the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch. I guess it’s time to get the shovels out and gas up the snow blower.

Sheriff Frank Leonbruno

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Snowfall in excess of 8 inches are possible. The highest accumulations will be focused where lake effect bands persist.

* WHERE...Cuyahoga, Lake, Geauga, Ashtabula Inland and Ashtabula
Lakeshore counties.

* WHEN...From Monday afternoon through Wednesday morning.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Temperatures will fall into the upper 20s Monday night and remain nearly steady on Tuesday. Temperatures will fall into the upper teens by Wednesday morning. Winds will
be out of the north and northwest at 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph, especially closer to Lake Erie.

https://alerts.weather.gov/cap/wwacapget.php?x=OH125D1BF38F10.WinterStormWatch.125D1C207E30OH.CLEWSWCLE.7568267a016293d76a3d06e7ea8268b8

...Winter Weather Expected Monday into Wednesday Morning... .Precipitation will overspread the area on Monday as low pressure tracks northeast up the Ohio Valley. Precipitation will transition to snow earlier in the day in Northwest Ohio as cooler air is wrapped into the back of the system. As the s...

LIeutenant Larry Harpster, Lake County Sheriff’s Office teaching House  of Worship safety Training at First Church Congr...
11/09/2019

LIeutenant Larry Harpster, Lake County Sheriff’s Office teaching House of Worship safety Training at First Church Congregational in Painesville today. Great program about protecting the congregation and how to plan for all hazards. Sheriff Frank Leonbruno encourages houses of worship to write and practice plans for all hazards.

CHECK THIS OUT! This is exactly why we tell you to be extra cautious on bridges and overpasses when temperatures dip bel...
11/08/2019

CHECK THIS OUT! This is exactly why we tell you to be extra cautious on bridges and overpasses when temperatures dip below freezing. Bridges freeze first

We are currently looking for Rayna Norwood on the charges ofPossession of Drugs / Tampering with Evidence / Resisting Ar...
11/08/2019

We are currently looking for Rayna Norwood on the charges of
Possession of Drugs / Tampering with Evidence / Resisting Arrest.
Race: Caucasian Date of Birth: 06-13-1984
Height: 5’ 5” Weight: 140 lbs Hair: Brown Eye: Blue

You can see her and other Most Wanted individuals by our Sheriff's Office on our website at:
https://www.lakecountyohio.gov/sheriffoffice/Most-Wanted

If you have information regarding this individual contact the Lake County Sheriff's Office at
440.350.5620 or 1.800.899-5253 extension 5620
Do not try to apprehend this individual yourself.
Law Enforcement Officers:
Use NCIC verification protocols before making an arrest based on this information.

All of us here at the Lake County Sheriff’s Office want to thank all of our Veterans, those who are currently serving an...
11/08/2019

All of us here at the Lake County Sheriff’s Office want to thank all of our Veterans, those who are currently serving and those who have served, for your selfless dedication to our Country. Too often we take for granted the very freedoms we enjoy each day across our great Country, freedoms that have come at such great cost to the men and women of our military who have given so much of themselves. Today we are often quick to judge the imperfections of those in our history who rose above such imperfections to risk their lives to insure our freedoms. Let us not forget that sacrifice and become people of great gratitude to those who have served us. Thank you to all Veterans for your service !

Sheriff Frank Leonbruno

I want to thank everyone at St. Gabriel’s in Concord for taking the time out of their lives last evening to honor milita...
11/08/2019

I want to thank everyone at St. Gabriel’s in Concord for taking the time out of their lives last evening to honor military, law enforcement, firefighters and other first responders. It was a very humbling outpouring of support. I think I speak for all first responders in our community by saying we believe we are so fortunate to live and work in a place that is as supportive as Lake County. Thanks to all of you for the kindness and generosity you show to us. We appreciate it!

Sheriff Frank Leonbruno

Update:   Road is open, Roads are slippery.        Update:   SR 2/Richmond is open.  But now we have SR 44 SB/SR 2 WB is...
11/08/2019

Update: Road is open, Roads are slippery. Update: SR 2/Richmond is open. But now we have SR 44 SB/SR 2 WB is closed for 4 car accidents. Every bridge in the county is solid ice. Traffic Alert: MULTIPLE ACCIDENTS ON SR 2 FROM RICHMOND ST TO SR 306 FOR EXTREMELY ICY CONDITIONS. ODOT AND LAKE CO ROADS ARE OUT TREATING ROADS.

Congratulations to our graduating class of Corrections Officers from this Fall's Corrections Academy.  This afternoon th...
11/07/2019

Congratulations to our graduating class of Corrections Officers from this Fall's Corrections Academy. This afternoon these Corrections Officers completed their last day of class. We applaud their excellence and look forward to their service in our detention facility over the coming years.

Sheriff Frank Leonbruno

Back Row (r to l): Brian Sutyak, Brian Serra, Jeremy Smith, Taylor Tekavic, Sandra Davis
Front Row (r to l): Robert Niemi, Regina Dublin, Academy Commander Capt. Cynthia Brooks, Gwen Haywood, Ashley Pryce

Work has begun on a Sheriff’s Office Memorial Garden.  Sgt. Kevin Raico developed a plan to landscape a triangle shaped ...
11/06/2019

Work has begun on a Sheriff’s Office Memorial Garden. Sgt. Kevin Raico developed a plan to landscape a triangle shaped piece of land just outside our backdoor. He mapped out a layout, utilized his own work crew from his landscaping business to till the soil, planted shrubs in the shape of a Sheriff’s Star, and planted other varieties around the star to highlight it.

The project began this past weekend by Sgt. Raico, donating his own time and using his own work crew. The plants were all donated by Mr. Shane Brown from CM Brown Nurseries on Middle Ridge Rd. in Perry. Kevin still has plans to install a large ornamented rock with an inscription etched into it, and has pledged on his own time to continue to maintain the area.

I want to thank Sgt. Raico, and his work crew, for all of their time and energy on this new garden. Thank you also to CM Brown Nurseries for their generous donation of plants to make this memorial garden possible.

We look forward to its completion in the near future and seeing it in full bloom this Spring!

Sheriff Frank Leonbruno

"IRS Imposter" Scams : As part of our ongoing series on Scams in our area the following is a good short post on IRS Impo...
11/05/2019

"IRS Imposter" Scams : As part of our ongoing series on Scams in our area the following is a good short post on IRS Imposter Scams from the Federal Trade Commission

Sheriff Frank Leonbruno

Correction Officer Brian Serra working the 4th floor tower of the detention facility.
11/05/2019

Correction Officer Brian Serra working the 4th floor tower of the detention facility.

Congratulations to Correction Officer Brandon James who has passed his training and is now fully immersed into his new c...
11/04/2019

Congratulations to Correction Officer Brandon James who has passed his training and is now fully immersed into his new career. Great job Brandon ... looking forward great things!

Sheriff Frank Leonbruno

Update:  The stolen trailer was seen (on video) trying to dump the brush that was inside at a church on Lakeshore Drive ...
11/02/2019

Update: The stolen trailer was seen (on video) trying to dump the brush that was inside at a church on Lakeshore Drive in Mentor on November 1, 2019 around 3:15 p.m.. The trailer was being pulled by this U-Haul truck being operated by this unknown male.

The Lake County Sheriff's Office is attempting to locate the dump trailer shown in this photo. The trailer was stolen on November 1, 2019 from a residence on Johnnycake Ridge Road in Concord Township. The trailer is a 14-foot SureTrac hydraulic dump trailer with Ohio registration TQX5017 (plate was affixed when it was stolen). The top wooden planks were added by the owner. Anyone seeing this trailer, please contact the Lake County Sheriff's Office at (440) 350-5620.- Deputy Cory Eisenberg.

"You've Won" Scams : As part of our ongoing series on Scams in our area the following is a good short post on You've Won...
11/01/2019

"You've Won" Scams : As part of our ongoing series on Scams in our area the following is a good short post on You've Won Scams from the Federal Trade Commission

Sheriff Frank Leonbruno

Corrections Officers Michael Cayen (bottom right) and Matthew Zupancic (top left), both veteran Correction Officers from...
11/01/2019

Corrections Officers Michael Cayen (bottom right) and Matthew Zupancic (top left), both veteran Correction Officers from our Corrections Division.

We want to send a special congratulations out to some of our staff who hit milestone anniversaries in October and Novemb...
11/01/2019

We want to send a special congratulations out to some of our staff who hit milestone anniversaries in October and November. We thank them for their service to our Sheriff's Office!

Sheriff Frank Leonbruno
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Capt. Cynthia Brooks 35 years of service
Corrections Division

Deputy Don Durst 30 years of service
Court Services Division

Clerk Kris Reed 20 years of service
Administrative Support Services Division

Sgt. Martin Bontrager 20 years of service
Corrections Division

Sgt. Matthew Paul 15 years of service
Corrections Division

Detective Jeffrey Belle 20 years of service
Detective Bureau

Sgt. Angela King 5 years of service
Communications Division

Clerk Cheryl White 5 years of service
Administrative Support Services Division

Concord Twp:  Williams Rd is closed at Cascade Rd have to use Girdled Rd to Cascade to Williams
11/01/2019

Concord Twp: Williams Rd is closed at Cascade Rd have to use Girdled Rd to Cascade to Williams

Public Service Announcement:   This weekend it is time set your clock back for the winter.  When you set your clack back...
11/01/2019

Public Service Announcement: This weekend it is time set your clock back for the winter. When you set your clack back, be sure to change the batteries in your Smoke Detector.

Fantastic morning today as Chief Deputy Jeff Sherwood and I swore in the two newest members of our Sheriff’s Office.  Je...
10/30/2019

Fantastic morning today as Chief Deputy Jeff Sherwood and I swore in the two newest members of our Sheriff’s Office. Jennifer Showman was sworn in as our newest Correction Officer, and Kyle Nyman sworn in as our newest Deputy Sheriff in the Road Patrol division. I was equally excited to swear in our two newest Junior Deputies, Lucas and Zoey Nyman. We welcome both the Showman and Nyman families to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office!

Sheriff Frank Leonbruno

So many great resources right here is our community identified by our very active ADAMHS Board
10/30/2019

So many great resources right here is our community identified by our very active ADAMHS Board

UPDATE:     ROADS ARE OPEN.  Traffic Alert:   Westbound I90 backup due accident at Exit 200 / Traffic starting to move n...
10/29/2019

UPDATE: ROADS ARE OPEN. Traffic Alert: Westbound I90 backup due accident at Exit 200 / Traffic starting to move now but slowly

Lake County Sheriff's Office  Sheriff Frank Leonbruno's cover photo
10/29/2019

Lake County Sheriff's Office Sheriff Frank Leonbruno's cover photo

Identity Theft :  As part of our ongoing series on Scams in our area the following is a good short post from the Federal...
10/29/2019
Identity Theft

Identity Theft : As part of our ongoing series on Scams in our area the following is a good short post from the Federal Trade Commission

Sheriff Frank Leonbruno

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/pass-it-on/identity-theft

Someone gets your personal information and runs up bills in your name. They might use your Social Security or Medicare number, your credit card, or your medical insurance — along with your good name.

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