Police at McHenry County Deputy Sheriff Greg Pyle’s Home

A friend of McHenry County Blog told me that police officers were inside recently arrested McHenry County Sheriff Sgt. Greg Pyle’s home. That was just before 2 PM. It took me a long time to find the address, 1,566 Autumncrest, … Continue reading

The Deputy Sheriff Greg Pyle Story Unfolds – 10 Counts of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault

My guess is that Chicago media will be reporting on the arrest of McHenry County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Greg Pyle on, maybe even before, Monday. Ten counts of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault, according to Illinois State Police Spokesperson Monique Bond. … Continue reading

Anatomy of the Special Prosecutor’s Lou Bianchi Case for March, 2011

Today McHenry County blog looks at March, 2011, billings from Quest International. Quest is the company selected by McHenry County Special Prosecutor Henry Tonigan in his unsuccessful quest to convict McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi of felony criminal offenses. … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Oriole Street Resident Cassidy Villarreal Arrested on Narcotics Charge

A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department: On Friday, July 22, 2011 members of the Crystal Lake Police Targeted Response Unit, in conjunction with the Illinois State Police North Central Narcotics Task Force and the McHenry County Sheriff’s … Continue reading

Net Appears to be Closing on Prostitution Ring

First it was prostitution arrests in Hampshire and Crystal Lake. The Illinois State Police were called in.  Turns out it was the Illinois State Police North Central Narcotics Task Force. When I asked for details, I got very few about … Continue reading

BGA Says Sheriff’s Department Being Investigated by State Police

After reprising the indictment of McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi and Metra, which the Better Government Association says has been “long the domain of McHenry County Republicans,” in an article today. “The State Police (has) launch(ed) an investigation into … Continue reading

Chili’s and Williams Street Tap Fail Alcohol Sales to Minors Test

On Thursday, September 16, 2010, Crystal Lake Police and Illinois State Police Zone 1 conducted Alcohol Compliance Enforcement (ACE) checks on establishments that are licensed to sell alcoholic beverages within the City limits. During these A.C.E. details, undercover officers and … Continue reading

Sheriff Tom Dart Targets “Johns”

Going after the family vote, I suppose, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart is conducting a highly publicized campaign against “Johns,” the customers of prostitutes. It must be a bigger problem than in McHenry County. And, anyway the Illinois State Police … Continue reading