Sheriff’s Deputies Snag Two DUI’s in St. Pat’s Day Crackdown

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: McHenry County Sheriff’s Office announces St. Patrick’s Day Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Crackdown results The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office joined forces with other state and local law enforcement and highway … Continue reading

CL Police Report on St. Patrick’s Crackdown

A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department: The Crystal Lake Police Department Completes the St. Patrick’s Holiday Crackdown to Save Lives The Crystal Lake Police Department recently completed participation in the Illinois Department of Transportation’s (IDOT) Sustained Traffic Enforcement Program … Continue reading

Sheriff Reports on Holiday DUI Campaign Results

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office: Holiday Drunk Driving Traffic Safety Campaign Results During the holiday season, the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office made it a top priority to reduce the deadly dangers from drunk drivers. Sheriff’s deputies … Continue reading

Barb Wheeler Taking on Abortion, DUI, Jail Pot & Rape

State Rep. Barbara Wheeler skipped the Springfield Inauguration of statewide officials Monday to attend to family affairs. That’s probably why she found time to answer my question as to what she had in mind for her second legislative session. First … Continue reading

Four Years in Prison for Drunk Driver Who Fled

A press release from McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi: TAMMY NEWSOME SENTENCED TO FOUR YEARS IN THE PENITENTIARY Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that Tammy Newsome, 49, of Lake in the Hills, was sentenced today to … Continue reading

Drunk Driver Gets Four Years

A press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney: McHENRY RESIDENT SENTENCED TO FOUR YEARS TO THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS FOR AGGRAVATED DUI Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney announces that on March 27, 2012, Defendant, Sandra Brazlawski … Continue reading

Drunk Drivers Pleads Guilty to Killing Friend

A press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office: CRYSTAL LAKE MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO AGGRAVATED DUI CAUSING DEATH CHARGE WOODSTOCK – Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces today that Uri C. Herrera-Garcia, 24, of Crystal Lake, … Continue reading

Bianchi Continues Campaign Against Drunk Drivers

McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi continues his campaign against drunk drivers, as is evidenced by the following press release: WOODSTOCK WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO AGGRAVATED DUI CAUSING DEATH Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that Tania Cederholm, … Continue reading

Late Night Christmas Week Enhanced Enforcement in Crystal Lake Nets 3 DUIs out of 99 Stops

Crystal Lake law enforcement officers found three percent of late night drivers on the Tuesday and Wednesday between Christmas and New Year’s Eve were intoxicated. Three out of the ninety-nine vehicles stopped had alcohol impaired drivers. Forty-one citations were issued. … Continue reading

Results of State Taxpayer Subsidy of Drunk Driving Enforcement in Harvard

Below is a press release from the Harvard Police Department about how it spent a  state grant to go after intoxicated drivers: Illinois Department of Transportation STEP Grant In September, the Harvard Police Department was awarded an Illinois Department of … Continue reading

The Mike Mahon Press Release on His DUI

Our family was out of town when the Democratic Party candidate for McHenry County Sheriff released the following press release. I was so overwhelmed with emails upon returning, I let it slide. With Nunda Township Republican Central Committee Chairman Brent … Continue reading

Bianchi Continues Crusade Against Drunk Drivers

Still another press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney telling of his office’s getting significant sentences for those driving while intoxicated: SHANNON SCHROEDER SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON FOR AGGRAVATED DUI CAUSING GREAT BODILY HARM Louis A. Bianchi, … Continue reading

Bianchi Continues Quest to Keep Drunk Drivers Off the Road

One way of doing that is to send them to prison. David S. Prescott will be an example of that after having been sentenced to ten years in prison. With time off for good behavior, he’ll be out in half … Continue reading

Bianchi DUI Campaign Continues

The press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office shows that the campaign against drunk drivers in this area is going full speed ahead. SIXTH TIME DUI OFFENDER SENTENCED TO 7 YEARS PRISON Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s … Continue reading

Bianchi’s Office Continues Crack Down on Drunk Drivers

McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi continued his efforts to keep drunk drivers off the road…for a long time. The press release below says Assistant Ryan Blackney requested 12-15 years for Steven St. John. The judge sentenced him to seven … Continue reading