Evanston man arrested after causing disturbance while attempting to file paperwork with the circuit court clerk.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Employees at the Lake County Circuit Court Clerk's Office hit the panic button Wednesday when an Evanston man caused a disturbance by refusing to provide his ID while attempting to file paperwork. Lee Fainman, 37, of the 1300 block of Oak in Evanston, was arrested by the Lake County Sheriff's Office at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday and charged with obstructing a peace officer and disorderly conduct, according to a sheriff's department press release. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Court Security Division received a panic alarm from the Circuit Clerks Office located at 18 N County St. in Waukegan. Police said Fainman was causing a disturbance at the clerks counter while attempting to file paperwork for a case. Deputies responded and attempted to …
Incumbent Sally Coffelt endorses Keith Brin to succeed her.
Monday, October 22, 2012
I’ve been honored and humbled to be your Lake County Circuit Clerk for the last 8 terms, but in 2011 I made the decision not to run again and instead retire at the end of this term. Since the first day I took office we’ve worked under a certain philosophy: do more with less, stay within our budget, and make customer service a priority. I could not have asked for a more perfect opportunity in a more perfect job, and I have the people of Lake County to thank for allowing me to work in public service to the best of my ability for so long. Shortly after the last election I hired a bright young man, Keith Brin, to be my Chief Deputy. As an attorney, Keith brought in a different perspective, and with it, additional creativity and innovation. …