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

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

Woodstock 18-Year Old Arrested for Shooting Up Neighborhood Gets Seven Charges

A press release from the Woodstock Police Department: Arrest – Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm Investigation On Friday, October 20th, , 2017, at 3:28 a.m., the Woodstock Police Department opened an investigation regarding the discharge of a firearm that occurred … 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

Jenner & Block Pulls Out of Illegal Alien McHenry County Jail Domestic Battery Case

On Monday, the powerhouse firm of Jenner & Block filed a motion withdrawing its representation of Niceforo Macedo-Hernandez, believed by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and ICE to be an illegal alien. The firm filed a 93-page brief Friday, September … Continue reading