Man Threatens Another in Home with Gun

A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department:

Arrest Subject for Aggravated Assault with a Firearm

On Sunday, October 12th , 2014, at approximately 8:08pm, Crystal Lake Police responded to a single-family residence located in the 200 block of Sunset Terrace after receiving a report of a domestic violence event which had occurred within the home.

Crystal Lake Police car.

Crystal Lake Police car.

The ensuing investigation revealed Samuel Twinam had also discharged a firearm within his home, striking an interior wall.

Samuel Twinam was subsequently charged with the following offenses:

  • Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, 720 ILCS 5/12-2(c)(1), a Class A Misdemeanor
  • Reckless Discharge of a Firearm, 720 ILCS 5/24-1.5, a Class 4 Felony
  • Domestic Battery, 720 ILCS 5/12.3.2(a)(2), a Class A Misdemeanor
  • Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, 720 ILCS 65/2(a)(1), a Class A Misdemeanor
  • Unlawful Possession of Firearm Ammunition, ILCS 65/29(a)(2), a Class A Misdemeanor

Samuel Twinam was later confined at the McHenry County Jail, where his bond was set at $60,000.

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Sunset Terrace is between Crystal Lake Central High School and Main Street.

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