When McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim declared that he had a conflict of interest in the investigation of Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller’s credit card charges (because Prim had supported Miller’s re-nomination for the office), he turned the matter over to the Illinois State Police.
The State Police did squat, so McHenry County State’s Attorney took over the probe.
When the Lake County State’s Attorney asked for help in the investigation of Lake County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor’s official credit card, there was a different story, according to the Daily Herald:
Illinois State Police are investigating Lake County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor’s misuse of public funds and other aspects of his professional and political finances, authorities revealed. Full Story