My guess is that Chicago media will be reporting on the arrest of McHenry County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Greg Pyle on, maybe even before, Monday.
Ten counts of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault, according to Illinois State Police Spokesperson Monique Bond.
Crystal Lake Deputy Police Chief Gene Lowery told me that his Department was not involved.
I learned from State Police Public Information Officer Bond that the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office requested that state agency’s assistance.
McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi’s investigators and the State Police’s District 2 Investigative Division personnel led the way.
The allegations surfaced on Friday.
“It was very fluid here,” she said Sunday.
Bianchi could not be reached for comment.
As of early Sunday afternoon, the Northwest Herald was running with an unposted press release from Keith Nygren’s department. The NWH reports the press release says the cause for police involvement “domestic issue involving the officer and his family.”
That is at wide variance with what Woodstock Advocate‘s Gus Philpott has written. See
- Widespread Search Underway
- “Hey, G.P. Give It Up”
- Why is MCSD Keeping Mum?
- Greg Pyle – 10 Counts, Criminal Sexual Assault
- Open Letter to Nygren and Zinke
- What If Nygren Had Lost in 2008?
First Electric Newspaper weighed in with this article:
- We’ve Got Em On the Run
- McHenry County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Greg Pyle — 10 Counts Criminal Sexual Assault??
- Again I was correct ALL ALONG!! “RERUN POST”
There are too many more articles which you might find of interest.
Also found on the internet is the following paragraph:
“In a recent interview with Detective Gregory Pyle of the McHenry County Sheriff’s department, I learned that approximately 1 in 5 children with full internet access were approached by a predator on the internet last year. Detective Pyle is a member of the Illinois Chapter of the ICAC, or Internet Crimes against Children Task Force. The task force is a subset of The Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the Department of Justice. Education is the key according to Detective Pyle. Unfortunately they do not have the budget to educate everyone. This, I believe, is our Calling.”