Sheriff Passes Algonquin Towsnship Phone Hacking to State Police and State’s Attorney

McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim’s deputies were the law enforcement officials who were called about the Algonquin Township phone hacking yesterday. Today, a spokeman for the Sheriff’s Office told McHenry County Blog that the Sheriff had turned over the criminal … Continue reading

Illinois Sheriffs’ Association Scholarship Available Through Sheriff Prim’s Office

From a press release: McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim announced today that the Illinois Sheriffs’ Association will be awarding over $54,000 in college scholarships throughout the State of Illinois to students wishing to pursue higher education during 2018-2019 academic years. … Continue reading

Sheriff Bill Prim Refers Criminal Complainants Against Former Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller to State Police

Edgar County Watchdog Kirk Allen, who posts on Illinois Leaks, received the following reply to the criminal complaint he filed with McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim: “Your complaints are the same ones reported by Mr. Gasser and his attorney and … Continue reading

Formal Criminal Complaint Filed with McHenry County Sheriff Concerning Bob Miller’s Road District Expenditures

Another article on Algonquin Township’s immediate past Road Commissioner Bob Miller from Illinois Leaks.  It republished with permission. (Does anyone but I find it interesting that the Edgar County Watchdogs can find this information and share it with the public, … Continue reading

Class Action Case Against Sheriff Bill Prim over TRUST Act Dismissed by Those Who Filed It

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Immigration Suit vs. Sheriff Prim Dropped by Attorneys for Plaintiff Attorneys who filed a class action immigration lawsuit against McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim and the Sheriff’s Office voluntarily dismissed the … Continue reading

Illegal Alien Arrested for Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Hebron Child “In Transit”

At last night’s Marengo Meet and Greet for McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim, I inquired as to the whereabouts of the illegal alien found hiding by U.S. Marshals under a bed in Iowa. “He’s in transit,” I was told. The … Continue reading

Praise for Sheriff’s Deputies

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Sheriff’s Office Recognizes Staff Members for Exemplary Work Sheriff Bill Prim presented Life Saving and commendatory awards during a ceremony Wednesday to eight employees recognizing their exemplary performance of duties while … Continue reading

Remembering Running for Office at Age 23

Jason Blumenthal, a 23-year old is running for State Representative. Boy, did that bring back memories from 52 years ago. I was the same age when I stood outside in the really, really cold weather on the steps of the … Continue reading

Canadian Robert Gould Arrested for Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child in Woodstock and Island Lake

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office: International Investigation Finds Accused Child Molester; Woodstock, Island Lake Crimes Involved Robert J. Gould, 51, of Nova Scotia, Canada, was behind bars in the McHenry County Adult Correctional Facility Thursday charged with … Continue reading

Prayer Vigil and March to McHenry County Jail in Support of Detained Immigrants Sunday

That’s pretty much what the flyer passed out at the candidates’ night held by the McHenry County Democratic Party at McHenry County College last night. The request for attendance was from the first speaker, District 5 County Board candidate Carlos … Continue reading

Five Countywide Elected Officials in IMRF Pension Program, Four Not

Since the subject of Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund pensions will be discussed at tomorrow night’s McHenry County Board meeting, I think folks might be interested in seeing which ones are currently participating in pension program.  They follow: Not on the … Continue reading

Meet Woodstock Police Chief and Sheriff’s Deputies at Starbucks

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Sheriff’s Office and Woodstock Police Department Partner with Starbucks for National Coffee with a Cop The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Woodstock Police Department have partnered with Starbucks for National Coffee … Continue reading

Jack Franks Seems to Be Saying that If He Can’t Have a Pension as County Board Chairman, No Countywide Officials Should Get One

Appearing apparently from the head of McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks is a resolution for next Wednesday’s Human Resources Committee that would end pensions for all countywide officials. Franks certainly wants citizens to think that he led, whether he … Continue reading