In a last minute, surprise filing McHenry County Assistant State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally of Crystal Lake has filed for the office of State’s Attorney.
“There is no acrimony in this office,” Lou Bianchi told McHenry County Blog.
He promised more information tomorrow.
Last Monday his boss, Lou Bianchi, filed for re-election.
When reached for comment, Kenneally said, “I would prefer not to comment on that just yet.”
In 2014 he got a conviction for predatory criminal assault of a child that resulted in a 21-year sentence.
During the same year he put away a Huntley man who killed his live-in girlfriend for 40 years.
In 2013, he successfully prosecuted the killer of Kurt Milliman. The sentence was 50 years.
Two years ago, Kenneally argued a Class X case for Aggravated Battery with a Firearm. The defendant received a 16-year sentence for the 2011 crime.
In 2012, a Fox River Grove man was convicted for killing his step-mother. He is spending 38 years in jail.
2012 also saw Kenneally successfully prosecute an Algonquin man for Aggregated Criminal Sexual Assault. He is a guest of the Illinois Department of Corrections for at least 85% of nine years.
In 2011, the Assistant State’s Attorney was on the case of a copper thief, who got 10 years.
In 2010, a drunken boater who killed a 21-year old girl on Wonder Lake got sentenced to 10 years.
That same year, he won a DUI case without a breathalyzer test.