CL & Algonquin Police Raising Money for Special Olympics with Texas Roadhouse

A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department: POLICE OFFICERS TEAM UP WITH TEXAS ROADHOUSE TO SUPPORT SPECIAL OLYMPICS ILLINOIS Benefit Lunch on Friday, July 31 Crystal Lake Texas Roadhouse restaurant is teaming up with the Crystal Lake and … Continue reading

Algonquin Police Chief Russ Laine among Law Enforcement Folks Offering Suggestions for School Safety

A press release from Fight Crime: Invest in Kids: ILLINOIS LAW ENFORCEMENT LEADERS SAY SCHOOL CLIMATE AND METNAL HEALTH ARE THE KEYS TO SCHOOL SAFETY States Attorneys, sheriffs, police chiefs meet with Senator Mark Kirk about preventing gun violence Lake … Continue reading

Algonquin Lawyer Jason Smiekel Pleads Guilty to Murder-for-Hire

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: ALGONQUIN ATTORNEY PLEADS GUILTY TO FEDERAL MURDER FOR HIRE CHARGE ROCKFORD — An Algonquin, Ill., attorney pleaded guilty today to using an interstate facility, a cell phone, in a murder-for-hire scheme. In … Continue reading

Algonquin Resident Indicted for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

Algonquin’s John Beauchaine was indicted today for failure to register as a sex offender. He lives at 1955 Farmhill and was arrested by Algonquin Police. He’s fifty-one years old. Beauchaine is listed as a “sexual predator.” If I read the … Continue reading

Was Caputo’s Fire Bombing an Act of Terrorism?

One of McHenry County Blog’s readers asks why the Algonquin Caputo’s Molotov cocktail bomber isn’t being charged with terrorism. Interesting question. Here’s the press release from the Algonquin Police Department: ALGONQUIN: The Algonquin Police Department received a call of a … Continue reading

Murder-for-Hire Indictment Handed Down for Algonquin Attorney Jason Smiekel

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: ALGONQUIN MAN INDICTED ON FEDERAL MURDER FOR HIRE CHARGES Rockford – An Algonquin, Ill. man was indicted today and charged with seven counts of using interstate facilities in a murder-for-hire scheme. The … Continue reading

Widespread Participation in DEA Prescription Drug Drop-Off

An idea I first heard in the fall of 2007 from Democratic Party candidate for County Coroner David Bachmann is taking over big time under the DEA’s leadership. I first noticed the DEA program in New Jersey in September, 2010.. … Continue reading

Algonquin Police Chief Chief Russ Laine Receives Award

I was there to take photos, but I’ll allow a press release from the man who nominated Laine for the 2009 Law Enforcement Award, McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi, explain it. Chief Russell Laine Receives Award Louis A. Bianchi, … Continue reading

Aileen Seedorf’s Police Report on Huntley School District 158 Board Vice President Tony Quagliano’s Physical Threat

McHenry County Blog has obtained a copy of the Algonquin Police Department document resulting from Huntley School Board member Aileen Seedorf’s report of a threat of physical violence from fellow board member Tony Quagliano, who serves as vice president.what Office … Continue reading