Mother Has Son Arrested after Baseball Bat Attack

A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department: Domestic Battery/Aggravated Battery Arrest On Tuesday, February 15, 2011, at approximately 4:00 PM the Crystal Lake Police arrested Thomas J. Puchmelter (42) of 169 Sunnyside Ave., Crystal Lake, charging him with … Continue reading

CL Husband Charged with Domestic Battery, Unlawful Restraint

A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department: On Saturday, October 2nd, 2010 at approximately 5:00 a.m., a 25 year old female complainant came to the police department and reported that she had been the victim of domestic violence, … Continue reading

Girlfriend Beater Convicted, Witness Harassment Charge Pending

The following press release has been received from the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office: Man Found Guilty of Felony Domestic Battery Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that a McHenry County jury found Michael S. Braun guilty of … Continue reading

Domestic Battery Guilty Plea Despite of Victim’s Lack of Cooperation

The McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office has succeeded in obtaining a guilty plea from a second time domestic violence offender. The press release follows: ANOTHER EVIDENCE- BASED PROSECUTION SUCCESSFUL FELONY PROSECUTION McHenry County State’s Attorney Louis A. Bianchi is pleased … Continue reading

State’s Attorney Offering Training on Domestic Violence Trials for Police and Evidence Based Prosecution for Police Dispatchers

McHenry County State’s Attorney Louis A. Bianchi, along with the Illinois Family Violence Coordinating Council 22nd Judicial Circuit, announces that a Domestic Violence Mock Trial training will be held on Thursday, February 19, 2009 at the McHenry County Government Center … Continue reading

State’s Attorney Offering Training on Domestic Violence Trials for Police and Evidence Based Prosecution for Police Dispatchers

McHenry County State’s Attorney Louis A. Bianchi, along with the Illinois Family Violence Coordinating Council 22nd Judicial Circuit, announces that a Domestic Violence Mock Trial training will be held on Thursday, February 19, 2009 at the McHenry County Government Center … Continue reading