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Cops: Lake deputy being investigated for secretly recording people

Cops: Lake deputy being investigated for secretly recording people

A Lake County deputy has been placed on administrative leave amid an investigation into information that he secretly recorded several people connected to a child-custody battle, the Sheriff's Office said today. The deputy, whose name wasn't released because he is an undercover narcotics agent, is accused of making secret video and audio recordings without the subjects' permission, Lt. John Herrell said. The deputy has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation, Herrell said. The sheriff's office has asked prosecutors to look over its investigation and evaluate the legality of the deputy's actions, said Walter Forgie, supervising...

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