Lake Co. deputy placed on administrative leave

A Lake County Sheriff's deputy has been placed on administrative leave, pending the outcome of an investigation.

On Monday, Lt. John Herrell released a statement saying that the detective is being investigated on accusations that he had been secretly recording audio and video of several people who are connected to a child custody battle that he's involved in.

Lt. Herrell said the detective's identity is not being released because he's an undercover narcotics agent.

No other details were released.

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