Lake County Sheriff Arrests Man for Drug-Induced Death of Spring Grove Woman

That’s what the Chicago Tribune is reporting. The woman who died was Cristina Villasana, age 21. The man arrested was Jacob Mazzuca, also 21. This is the second arrest for county line fatal drug overdoses this week. The other was … Continue reading

Will Lake County Sheriff’s Office Have a Greg Pyle Problem?

It’s been over a year since McHenry County Sheriff’s Sgt. Greg Pyle was arrested for criminal sexual assault, but those with good memories might see some similarities with the problem facing the Lake County Sheriff’s Department in a Chicago Tribune … Continue reading

State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi’s 2012 Fund Raiser a Sell-Out

Last year’s fund raiserfrom McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi was a victory celebration. It was also the day he announced his candidacy for a third term in office. It came within days after his second criminal case was dismissed … Continue reading

Sheriff’s Deputy Arrests Trystan Weeks for Not Registering as a Sex Offender

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Department won’t reveal where in McHenry County Registered Sex Offender Trystan Weeks was arrested without my filing a Freedom of Information request. The McHenry County State’s Attorney announced Weeks indictment for failure to register Thursday. His … Continue reading

Finding Someone in County Jail

Update of June 15, 2012. There is now a way to find people in the McHenry County Jail.  Look here for the link. = = = = = A friend of McHenry County Blog was trying to find out if … Continue reading

Nygren to Join Sheriffs Arresting Illegals

A Chicago Tribune article I didn’t find in that newspaper today says that McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren is going to have his deputies start checking the names of those arrested with suspects’ names in Department of Homeland Security files. … Continue reading

8th District Watch – Lake County Sheriff and State’s Attorney Endorse Maria Rodriguez for Congress

It’s tough to find something that is newsworthy at the end of a campaign, but I think Long Grove Village President Maria Rodriguez has managed to do it. She announces today the endorsements of the top two law enforcement officials … Continue reading

Republican Assembly of Lake County Snags Potential Congressional Candidate

They may not know it, but the Republican Assembly of Lake County may have as its guest speaker a future Republican candidate for congress. With Congressman Mark Kirk obviously preparing to run for the United States Senate instead of undergoing … Continue reading