Lou Bianchi Assistant Patrick Kenneally Files for State’s Attorney

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.”

Patrick KenneallyKenneally has showed up in many McHenry County Blog articles.

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.

Kenneally also prosecuted drunk driving cases.  An example of one of them is here and here.

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.

In 2009, Kenneally obtained a guilty plea in a domestic battery case even without the victim’s cooperation.  Turning Point praised his efforts.

That same year, he won a DUI case without a breathalyzer test.

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