Notes from the McHenry Township Consolidation Referendum Campaigns

Getting information from both sides of the referendum to put the McHenry Township Road District under the McHenry Township Board in 2021. The referendum is a result of the passage of a bill which took effect on January 1st. The … Continue reading

County Board Passes Noise Ordinance Gun Owners Think Aimed at Them

The McHenry County Board approved an ordinance last Tuesday night whose origin was stopping the noise of gun fire in rural areas. One of the locations was in Hartland Township next to a Conservation District property. If memory serves me … Continue reading

17-Year Old Greenwood General Store Burglars Apprehended

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff: Two Juveniles Arrested in Burglary to Greenwood General Store Two 17-year-old juveniles have been charged with Burglary, Criminal Damage to Property and Theft for allegedly burglarizing the Greenwood General Store in unincorporated … Continue reading

Check of Child Car Seats Saturday at Pauly Toyota

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office: Free Car Seat Event The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with McHenry County SafeKids Crystal Lake Police Departmen Algonquin Police Department and the McHenry County Department of Health will host a unified … Continue reading

McHenry County’s Union Employee Pay Almost $289,000 in Dues Each Year

McHenry County has unionized employees in four unions: Service Employees International Union (Valley Hi Nursing Home) Fraternal Order of Police (Sheriff’s Department) Local 150 of the Operating Engineers (Highway Department) Metropolitan Alliance of Police (MAP – Circuit Clerk’s Office) 580 … Continue reading

Sheriff Releases Results of July 4th Week of Enhanced Enforcement

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: McHenry County Sheriff’s Office announces July 4th Holiday “Click it or Ticket” / “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Mobilization Results. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office joined other state and local law … Continue reading

Sheriff’s Department Nabs 21-Year Old Woodstock BB Gun Robber

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Aggravated Robbery Arrest Jacob Hawley, 21, of Woodstock, was arrested Friday and charged with Aggravated Robbery and Residential Burglary after an incident that occurred in the 13000 block of South Street … Continue reading

Immigration Demonstrators Miss Opportunity to Take Issue to McHenry County Fall Ballot

Sunday night folks complaining about the country’s immigration enforcement came to Woodstock’s McHenry County Jail. It houses ICE detainees. Within the last year, McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim, who runs the jail, was the topic of suits for refusing to … Continue reading

29-Year Old McHenry Man Nabbed by FBI and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Gets 17 Years for Child Porn

A press release from the U.S. Attorney: McHENRY MAN SENTENCED TO OVER 17 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON ON CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES ROCKFORD — A McHenry, Ill. man was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Kapala to 210 months in federal … Continue reading

Two Women Arrested on Drug Charges in Lake in the Hills

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office: Lake in the Hill Drug Arrests The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Task Force (which includes Task Force Officers from Lake in the Hills PD and McHenry City PD) arrested Virginia … Continue reading

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

Prank Hostage Situation in Johnsburg Tuesday Evening

A press release from McHenry County Sheriff’s Office: Sheriff’s Office Investigates “Swatting” Call The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a “Swatting” call that occurred in unincorporated McHenry late Tuesday evening and tied up approximately 15 sheriff’s deputies and officers … 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

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