Committee Approves Six-Month ICE Extension

At nine months on the job, Sheriff Bill Prim is asking McHenry County Board permission for a six months longer to decide on whether to keep housing Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainees in the McHenry County Jail. He gained … Continue reading

Landscape Equipment Theft Arrests

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office: LANDSCAPING EQUIPMENT FOCUS OF AREA BURGLARY PAIR, SHERIFF CHARGES Two Marengo men were arrested and charged Friday with a series of area burglaries that netted more than 40 pieces of commercial-grade … Continue reading

Nygren Bank Statements, etc., from 2006-12 Destroyed

New information finds that the 2006-2012 bank statements, ledgers and support documents were destroyed along with other jail documents. Not to worry though. The destruction was “accidental.” For what it’s worth, that’s not what an anonymous letter to me said, … Continue reading

Political, Governmental & Religious Booths at the County Fair – Part 1

Took a trip to the McHenry County Fair Wednesday afternoon looking for things political. Of course, the Fair itself is a political entity–one that tried to banish Pro-Life and religious entries to a “Faith Tent,” but more on that later. … Continue reading

Helmetless Motorcylist Killed Sunday on Rt. 14 East of Sands Road

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Sheriff’s Office Investigates Fatal Motorcycle Crash On 08/02/2015, at approximately 11:10 AM, McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a 3 vehicle crash on Northwest Highway (US RT 14) east of Sands Road, … Continue reading

Sheriff & MCCD Police Set Night Out Tuesday

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Sheriff’s Office and MCCD Host National Night Out at Harrison Benwell Conservation Area, Wonder Lake The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and the McHenry County Conservation District Police Department will host a … Continue reading