Woodstock Man Arrested for Predatory Sexual Abuse after Victim Reports Crime to Woodstock School Staff

A press release from the Woodstock Police Department: Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child Arrest On February 13th, 2019, the Woodstock Police Department’s Investigations Division was contacted by representatives from Woodstock School District 200 regarding a victim reporting to school staff … Continue reading

Transient Male Who Invaded Oakwood Hills Home with Mom Carrying Child at Home Arrested

A press release from the Weekend Arrest on Home Invasion Charge The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of David Derita, 36, on charges of Home Invasion and Domestic Battery stemming from an incident Saturday morning in the 10 … Continue reading

Four Years for Domestic Battery for Man Who Fled to Mexico

A press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney: ISABEL ZARATE-GONZALEZ SENTENCED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS FOR AGGRAVATED DOMESTIC BATTERY Patrick D. Kenneally, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that 29-year-old Isabel Zarate-Gonzalez, formerly of McHenry, Illinois, was sentenced to … Continue reading

Wonder Lake Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault & Domestic Battery

A press release from McHenry County State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally: BOHDAN OSTRYZNIUK PLEADS GUILTY TO CRIMINAL SEXUAL ASSAULT AND DOMESTIC BATTERY Patrick D. Kenneally, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that 38-year-old Bohdan Ostryzniuk of Wonder Lake, Illinois, pled guilty to … Continue reading

17-Year Old Harvard Teen Arrested at High School for Strangling 17-Year Old Family Member

From the Harvard Police Department: AGGRAVATED DOMESTIC BATTERY/UNLAWFUL RESTRAINT On Wednesday 09-20-2017 at about 1014 hrs, Police responded to the Harvard High School for a report of adomestic battery that happened in the 900 block of N. Jefferson earlier in … Continue reading

Man Threatens Another in Home with Gun

A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department: Arrest Subject for Aggravated Assault with a Firearm On Sunday, October 12th , 2014, at approximately 8:08pm, Crystal Lake Police responded to a single-family residence located in the 200 block of … Continue reading

Wheeler and Domestic Violence Victim’s Family Hope GPS Legislation Will Avert Future Murders by More Putting Teeth intp Some Orders of Protection

A press release from State Rep. Barb Wheeler: Tragic Events Inspire Legislation Antioch, IL… On the morning of March 15, 2013, Diane Kephart was tragically murdered outside of her parents’ home in Antioch, Illinois by her ex-boyfriend, Paul Neff, who … Continue reading

Mother Has Son Arrested after Baseball Bat Attack

A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department: Domestic Battery/Aggravated Battery Arrest On Tuesday, February 15, 2011, at approximately 4:00 PM the Crystal Lake Police arrested Thomas J. Puchmelter (42) of 169 Sunnyside Ave., Crystal Lake, charging him with … Continue reading

Sentence for Felony Domestic Batterer Michael Braun

This post follows up on a press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office about the conviction of Michael Braun for felony domestic battery. Philip Hiscock, Chief of the Criminal Bureau of the McHenry County State’s Attorney sent me … Continue reading

Girlfriend Beater Convicted, Witness Harassment Charge Pending

The following press release has been received from the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office: Man Found Guilty of Felony Domestic Battery Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that a McHenry County jury found Michael S. Braun guilty of … Continue reading