Union Data from the Village of Lake in the Hills

The Village of Lake in the Hills has sixty-three union employees. They pay either $432 or $709.92 per year in dues. The Service Employees International Union members pay the most, not quite twice as much as police officers are charged. … Continue reading

Ex-LITH Deputy Chief Keeps Pension Despite Sexual Assault on Teen Girl

It was after the Lake in the Hills Police Pension Board meeting was well underway Thursday that I realized I would miss the meeting. Fortunately, the Chicago Tribune sent stringer George Houde to the meeting. That resulted in a page … Continue reading

Skillicorn Urges End of Former LITH Deputy Police Chief’s Pension, Collection Prison Cost from Proceeds

A press release from State Rep. Allen Skillicorn: Rep. Skillicorn Demands Greater Accountability of Pension Payouts Lake in the Hills, IL… A former LITH Deputy Police Chief, Alan Bokowski, was sentenced to 4 ½ years in prison after pleading guilty … Continue reading

Junior High Racial Disparagement Investigated by Huntley and LITH Police

A press release from the Huntley Police Department: Huntley Police Department Investigates Racially Motivated Threats On Monday, November 13, 2017, the Huntley Police Department was made aware of disparaging racial and threatening comments that were sent to a juvenile via … Continue reading

LITH Pot Growing Operation Raided

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Clandestine Cannabis Operation Arrest On Monday, September 11, 2017, the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Task Force (which includes members of the Lake in the Hills Police Department) arrested Thomas Discher, … Continue reading

Former LITH Deputy Police Chief Indicted for Child Sex Crimes

The following indictments were returned yesterday by the McHenry County Grand Jury: Alan R. Bokowski, born June 7, 1956. Address:  1382 Dola Rosa Lane, Crystal Lake. Indicted for 3 Counts of Criminal Sexual Assault 5 counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual … Continue reading

CL Man, Former Deputy Chief of LITH Police Department, Arrested for Multiple Sexual Assults to Girl

A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department: Crystal Lake Police Arrest Subject for Criminal Sexual Assault On November 29th, 2016, Crystal Lake Police met with concerned parents who reported their juvenile daughter had been sexually assaulted while at … Continue reading

LITH Officials and Other Governmental Entities in Parade

Over the last two days I’ve shared the show that both Democrats and Republicans put on in the Lake in the Hills Parade Saturday. Today let’s look at the Lake in the Hills elected officials, elected in non-partisan elections, as … Continue reading

South High School Honors First Responders

Crystal Lake South High School staff and students served breakfast to police, fire and rescue squads on September 11th/ It was to honor and recognize the Crystal Lake and Lake in the Hills Police, Fire and Rescue Squads for their service … Continue reading

Sparse Pol Turnout at LITH Parade

I noticed my camera’s battery was low when I got it out before the Lake in the Hills parade. Catching my attention were the two Algonquin Township Senior Buses ferrying people from one end of the parade to the other … Continue reading

Details on Huntley Drug Raid

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: One Million Dollar Bond Set for Significant Drug Dealer after Search Warrant in Huntley A Huntley man living a luxury lifestyle, along with his wife and three other persons, were charged Wednesday … Continue reading