Woodstock Gun Shots Lead to Investigation

A press release from the Woodstock Police Department:

Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

Barbary Lane, Woodstock

The Woodstock Police Department has opened an investigation regarding the discharge of a firearm that occurred within its jurisdiction.

On Friday, October 20th, 2017, at 3:28 a.m., the Woodstock Police Department responded to the 700 block of Barbary Ln. in reference to the report of gunshots.

The investigation by the responding officers revealed that at least one residence had been struck by at
least one bullet.

At this time, there are no known physical injuries sustained from this incident.

Additionally, no one has been placed into custodial arrest for this incident, at this time.

Evidence has been collected by the detectives of the Criminal Investigations Division.

The investigation will continue until every piece of known information and evidence has been collected and processed that will, hopefully, lead to an arrest and successful prosecution of the perpetrator.

The Woodstock Police Department Patrol Division will increase their patrols of the area in an effort to provide an increased level of safety to the citizens while the investigation progresses.

However, the public is asked to have a level of vigilance by reporting any suspected suspicious behavior by unknown individuals within Woodstock.

Due to this incident being considered as an “open investigation,” no additional information will be released at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Woodstock Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at (815) 338-2131.


Woodstock Gun Shots Lead to Investigation — 9 Comments

  1. Seems like the government is messing with somebody’s second amendment rights. I bet liberals are behind this…tic, tock, tic, tock…

  2. Drive by shootings just like that cesspool known as Chi-rack to the East.

    What’s next ?

    You know what’s next.

    The question is, what are you prepared to do ?

  3. Someone got shot but no one is injured. This sounds like a bunch of hooey over nothing.

  4. A perfect description of this sunshine blog…tic, tock, tic, tock…

  5. Woodstock is quickly developing a reputation lately as quite a lively town.

    So much more to look forward to when you live in the Sanctuary State of Illinois.

  6. Woodstock has always been the bad boy city in the county. The trash from Chiraq began their exodus to Woodstock before any of the other burbs.

  7. Maurice C. Timberlake, 18, was taken into custody by the Woodstock Police Department and the McHenry County SWAT team Oct. 21. He is alleged to have fired multiple rounds which hit houses in the 700 block of Barbary Lane Oct. 20, according to the Woodstock Police Department.

    Timberlake was charged with possession of a stolen firearm, a class 2 felony; unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, a class 3 felony; burglary, a class 2 felony; theft under $500, a class A misdemeanor; criminal trespass to a vehicle, a class A misdemeanor; illegal possession of ammunition without a Firearm Owners ID card, a class A misdemeanor; and possession of a firearm without a FOID card, a class A misdemeanor.

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