McHenry Police Tell of Burglaries

A press release from McHenry Police:

Alert: Burglaries – City of McHenry

The McHenry Police Department wants the public to be aware of recent residential burglaries that have been occuring within the city limits. Residences have been entered during daytime hours and personal property has been taken.

If you see any unfamiliar vehicles and/or persons acting suspiciously in your neighborhood, please contact the police department’s emergency number 9-1-1 immediately. Please provide the dispatcher with a desciption of the subject and his/her location. Also provide the dispatcher with the vehicle description and, if possible, license plate information.

If you come home and find you are the victim of a burglary, exit your home immediately. The perpetrator may still be in the home. Try not to touch anything. Valuable evidence could be contaminated. Use a cellular phone or a neighbor’s phone to call 9-1-1 and wait for the police to respond. Remain calm and provide the dispatcher with the information needed.

The investigation into these incidents is ongoing. Anyone willing to provide any information is asked to contact the McHenry Police Department’s Investigation Unit at 815-363-2143.

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