Milliman Case Against Nygren, Zinke, et al, Goes Slowly

Former McHenry County Deputy Sheriff Scott Milliman was in Federal Court yesterday, where his attorney, Thomas Crooks, did some fencing with Sheriff Keith Nygren’s representative from the James Sotos law firm, Amy P. Engerman. With Magistrate Judge P. Michael Mahoney’s … Continue reading

“Too Stressful for the Fish”

When I was told that the depositions in former Deputy Sheriff Scott Milliman’s had not yet begun and Federal Magistrate Michael Mahoney expected them to be completed by March 21st, the word that came to mind was “stress.” Having been … Continue reading

Sheriff Nygren Loses Effort to Make Public Psychological Evaluation That Office Marked Confidential

In the wrongful termination suit filed by fired McHenry County Deputy Sheriff Scott Milliman, Sheriff Keith Nygren and Undersheriff Andy Zinke have for some reason been trying to make a doctor’s evaluation of Milliman’s suitability to be on duty public. … Continue reading

McHenry-Raised Iain Johnston Appointed Federal Magistrate in Rockford to Replace P. Michael Mahoney

A press release from Northern Illinois Federal District Court Chief Judge James F. Holderman: DISTRICT JUDGES SELECT IAIN DAVID JOHNSTON TO SERVE AS MAGISTRATE JUDGE IN WESTERN DIVISION ROCKFORD- Chief Judge James F. Holderman today announced that attorney Iain David … Continue reading

The Federal Complaint against McHenry County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Greg Pyle

For those into seeing the reasons that Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent Wesley Tagtmeyer swore out a complaint against Gregory Pyle before Magistrate P. Michael Mahoney, you’ll find it below.  If you would like to read other McHenry County … Continue reading

Zane Seipler’s Attorney Seeks Sanctions for Release of Deputy Scott Milliman’s Deposition to Northwest Herald & Expenses Resulting from Late Release of Ticket Data

Stating that Sheriff’s Department defendants in Zane Seipler’s wrongful termination case have not provided “legitimate discovery responses” and have “twice violated this Court’s protective order,” Seipler attorney Blake Horwitz asked Federal Magistrate P. Michael Mahoney in Rockford that, “This improper … Continue reading

Transcript in Last Zane Seipler Wrongful Termination Court Hearing – Part 10

Christmas Eve, McHenry County Blog ran the first part of the December 15, 2010, transcript of a Rockford hearing before Magistrate P. Michael Mahoney. December 25th, the second part was published with the third installment published Sunday. Part 4 went … Continue reading

Transcript in Zane Seipler Wrongful Termination Court Hearing – Part 9

Christmas Eve, McHenry County Blog ran the first part of the December 15, 2010, transcript of a Rockford hearing before Magistrate P. Michael Mahoney. December 25th, the second part was published with the third installment published Sunday. Part 4 went … Continue reading

Transcript in Last Zane Seipler Wrongful Termination Court Hearing – Part 8

Christmas Eve, McHenry County Blog ran the first part of the December 15, 2010, transcript of a Rockford hearing before Magistrate P. Michael Mahoney. December 25th, the second part was published with the third installment published Sunday. Part 4 went … Continue reading

Transcript in Last Zane Seipler Wrongful Termination Court Hearing – Part 7

December 24th, McHenry County Blog ran the first part of the December 15, 2010, transcript of a Rockford hearing before Magistrate P. Michael Mahoney. December 25th, the second part was published with the third installment published Sunday. Part 4 went … Continue reading