Arrests in Home Invasion Murder Up to Four

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Police Make Two More Arrests in Connection with Murder/Home Invasion Sheriff Bill Prim announces the arrests of Adam Morris, 44, of McCullom Lake, and Byron Howard, 36, of Wonder Lake in … Continue reading

McHenry County SWAT Team Raids 17,000 Square Foot Bull Valley Home, Find Pot & 50-Caliber Machine Gun

A press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney: Multi-Agency Task Force Arrest Two Cannabis Dealers ROCKFORD, Ill. – The Rockford Police Department, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Rockford Task Force, McHenry County Narcotics Task Force, Winnebago … Continue reading

Sheriff Hiring Corrections Officers

From the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office: Corrections Officer Applications Now Available: Testing is May 27th. Check out our website for more information The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is currently taking applications for the position of Correctional Officer. Physical fitness tests … Continue reading

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Continued CALEA Accreditation

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: MCHENRY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE APPLIES FOR REACCREDITATION FROM NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will arrive Monday, March 20, … Continue reading

McHenry County Community Foundation Donates Money to Buy Automatic External Defibrillators

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office: Sheriff’s Department Receives Grant The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office announced that it has been awarded a $17,500 grant from the McHenry County Community Foundation to purchase Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) and train deputies … Continue reading

McHenry County Sheriff Hiring Deputies

From the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Taking Applications for Sheriff’s Deputies The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is currently taking applications for Sheriff’s deputies. Individuals interested in a professional, rewarding career in law enforcement are encouraged to apply. Testing will take … Continue reading

Sheriff Bill Prim Endorses Patrick Kenneally for State’s Attorney

A press release from Republican State’s Attorney candidate Patrick Kenneally: Bill Prim, McHenry County Sheriff, Endorses Patrick Kenneally for State’s Attorney Bill Prim, McHenry County Sheriff, announced today that he is again endorsing Patrick Kenneally for McHenry County State’s Attorney. Bill Prim … Continue reading

Other Entries in CL Parade with Political Overtones

So far, McHenry County Blog has looked at five portions of the Independence Day Parade: Jesse White Jack Franks Patrick Kenneally Democrats Republicans Let’s look at other things with a political tinge. The first I noticed was the squad car … Continue reading

Kim Zinke Arrest Warrant, Indictment Made Public

Apparently, indictments remain hidden from the public until the person indicted is arrested. Woodstock resident Kim Zinke was served with her arrest warrant at the Huntley Police Department last Friday. Judge Michael Caldwell authorized the warrant. He set bond at … Continue reading

County Auditor on Unauthorized Shredding in the Sheriff’s Office

Two days ago, McHenry County Blog reported on the shredding of ten tons of paper by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department during the tail end of Keith Nygren’s term. More details are contained in the following internal following audit findings … Continue reading