Prim Says Jail Rental Program Exceeding Expectations

At the McHenry County Board meeting, Sheriff Bill Prim revealed that his office is “well on the way to hitting and exceeding our benchmarks” for the rental of jail space to outside agencies, primarily the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency … Continue reading

County Cuts Losses of Housing Federal Prisoners $10 a Day – Part 1

The debate on Tuesday about housing Federal prisoners in the McHenry County Jail started with Law & Justice Committee Chairman Sue Draffkorn trying to set the terms of debate. With regard to the ten-year agreement with the Feds, Draffkorn pointed … Continue reading

ICE Detainee Search System Unrolled

People will now be able to search for people incarcerated on at least one floor of the McHenry County Jail. It won’t be people arrested for most crimes, however. If a friend or acquaintance gets arrested, you’ll still have to … Continue reading