LITH Smoke Shop Owner Arrested for Selling Pot

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Lake in the Hills Business Owner Arrested A Lake in the Hills business owner and another man appeared in court Tuesday on charges relating to their arrests December 22 for selling marijuana … Continue reading

Dirty Hebron Cop Gets Four Years

A press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office: FORMER HEBRON POLICE OFFICER RYSZARD KOPACZ SENTENCED TO FOUR YEARS FOR AGGRAVATED POSSESSION OF STOLEN FIREARMS AND OFFICIAL MISCONDUCT Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that Ryszard Kopacz, 32, of … Continue reading

Smuggling Cook County Jail Guard Pleads Guilty

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: Former Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty to Smuggling Marijuana and Alcohol into Cook County Jail CHICAGO — A former Cook County Corrections Officer admitted in federal court today that he smuggled marijuana, tobacco … Continue reading

Legislature Decriminalizes Marijuana – Roll Calls

The Illinois Senate followed in the footsteps of the Illinois House when it voted to decriminalize the possession of the equivalent of twenty-five cigarette-sized marijuana blunts. Most McHenry County legislators went along with the crowd. In the House, the following … 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