Sheriff’s Sergeant Completes Northwestern University Course

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Sergeant John Koziol graduates from Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety Sergeant John Koziol graduates from Northwestern University’s Center for Sergeant John Koziol recently graduated from the School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) … Continue reading

Opportunity for Seniors to Learn of Scams & Shred Documents Friday at 11:30

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office: Senior Scams Presentation and Shred Event The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is teaming up with Senior Services to present information to the community on current scams happening here in McHenry County. The … Continue reading

RTA Sales Tax Could Displace Property Taxes Financing Sheriff’s Department

I’ve shared what the McHenry County Board could do to cut property taxes big time. They’ve already sliced $3 million of their $79 million real estate tax bill by zeroing out the levy for the Valley Hi Nursing Home. That’s … Continue reading

Prim Starting Police Explorers Post at Sheriff’s Department

A press release from McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim: Police Explorer Post applications available for new post youth 14-20 years of age, interested in career in law enforcement The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office will be implementing a Police Explorer Post. … Continue reading

Tax Dollars at CL Expo

It’s less than three weeks after the Primary Election. I went to the Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce’s Business Expo searching things political and governmental. In its usual space right to the right after the entrance at South High School … Continue reading

Sheriff’s Deputies Snag Two DUI’s in St. Pat’s Day Crackdown

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: McHenry County Sheriff’s Office announces St. Patrick’s Day Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Crackdown results The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office joined forces with other state and local law enforcement and highway … Continue reading

Hebron Mayor Arrested on Drug Charges

This week will be one residents of Hebron will remember. This morning the Northwest Herald in its new tabloid format highlighted the Alden-Hebron School Board’s agreeing to buy a new 80-acre school site from former School Board member Daniel Walters, … Continue reading

Keep Windows Open a Crack Advice May Be Robbery Technique

From Kristin Ottolino of the Citizens Alert Social Media Network: To All Concerned McHenry County Citizens, In our mailboxes north of town today, many people have received the flyer (below). UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES LEAVE ANY OF YOUR WINDOWS CRACKED WHEN … Continue reading

27-Year Old McHenry Man Indicted on Federal Child Pornography Charge

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: McHENRY MAN INDICTED ON CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES ROCKFORD — A McHenry, Ill. man was indicted today by a federal grand jury in Rockford on child pornography charges. MICHAEL L. CHAPARRO, 27, was … Continue reading

21-Year Old WL Man Arrested for Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Wonder Lake Man Arrested for Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault Brian E. , 21, of Wonder Lake, Illinois was arrested on Friday, January 22, and charged with multiple counts of predatory criminal sexual … Continue reading

16-Year Faith Kies Killed in Phoenix

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Missing Woodstock Teen Victim of Homicide in Phoenix, Arizona On Thursday, January 14, the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office took a missing juvenile report from a residence in unincorporated Woodstock. The parents of … Continue reading