McHenry County Sheriff’s Recruit Explains Why Greg Pyle Quit

The following comment has just appeared under the article about McHenry County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Greg Pyle’s having being denied bail in the Federal charges he is facing: “This guy was my FTO (Field Training Officer) when I was hired … Continue reading

Justice Department Checks Out McHenry County Blog

Now, I’ll admit the link did not come straight from Washington to McHenry County Blog. And whoever from the Justice Department was looking was interested in Greg Pyle, who Friday was denied bail on of aggravated sexual abuse of a … Continue reading

Bachmann’s “Dirty Keith vs. Dirty Harry” Blog Back

Former Democratic Party McHenry County Coroner’s candidate and, more recently, careful watcher of the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department David Bachmann is back on line. Given the second arrest of one of Keith Nygren’s Sergeants, a man named Greg Pyle, Bachmann … Continue reading

The Justice Department Press Release about Greg Pyle’s Arrest

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: McHENRY COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTY ARRESTED ON FEDERAL CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE AND EXPLOITATION CHARGES ROCKFORD — A McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy was arrested today and charged with aggravated sexual abuse of a child, … Continue reading

The Federal Complaint against McHenry County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Greg Pyle

For those into seeing the reasons that Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent Wesley Tagtmeyer swore out a complaint against Gregory Pyle before Magistrate P. Michael Mahoney, you’ll find it below.  If you would like to read other McHenry County … Continue reading

County Settles Case Against Sheriff’s Department for Violating Dr. and Mrs. Jerome Pavlin’s Fourth Amendment Search Protections

You may remember that McHenry County Sheriff’s Department deputies were found by Federal Judge Frederick Kapola to have violated the U.S. Constitutional rights of Dr. Jerome and Carla Pavlin. The Fourth Amendment to be specific. Here’s what that part of … Continue reading

Reporter Lawrence Synett Lands on His Feet with Northwest Herald Greg Pyle Salary Story

Former TribLocal reporter Lawrence Synett got canned when the Chicago Tribune jobbed out its Thursday local insert. But Friday an article appears under his byline in the Northwest Herald. And the article has gotten 26 comments. Pretty good for a … Continue reading

Dirty Keith vs. Dirty Harry Returns to the Internet

David Bachmann’s blog, which he calls “Dirty Harry vs. Dirty Keith,” is back on your computer screen, if you click here. Bachmann seems intent upon telling the story about what now-fired Deputy Scott Milliman said in his sworn deposition in … Continue reading

A Way the County Board Could Save a Little Cash

Friday night my wife and I were discussing the appropriateness of putting employees on administrative leave and still paying them. This came up because of the apparently discretionary power McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren has to keep employees on the … Continue reading

Sheriff’s Department Finally Sends Greg Pyle’s Booking Photo

Not that you haven’t seen it before. Apparently it wasn’t sent to the Northwest and Daily Heralds when a still unposted press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department described the Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault charges as “domestic issue involving … Continue reading

Police at McHenry County Deputy Sheriff Greg Pyle’s Home

A friend of McHenry County Blog told me that police officers were inside recently arrested McHenry County Sheriff Sgt. Greg Pyle’s home. That was just before 2 PM. It took me a long time to find the address, 1,566 Autumncrest, … Continue reading

Greg Pyle No Longer on Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force

McHenry County Blog published this reference to McHenry County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Greg Pyle’s membership on the Illinois Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force: “In a recent interview with Detective Gregory Pyle of the McHenry County Sheriff’s department, I learned … Continue reading

The Warrant for McHenry County Deputy Sheriff Greg Pyle’s Arrest for Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault

The paperwork that led to McHenry County Sheriff’s Department’s Sgt. Greg Pyle’s arrest for ten counts of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault is below. Click to enlarge the documents. Newly-appointed Associate Judge Mark R. Gerhardt signed the warrant. … Continue reading

Headlines Keep Getting Worse for the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department

Here’s how Chicagoland media were treating Sheriff’s Deputy Greg Pyle’s arrest on ten counts of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault yesterday afternoon. This morning the Chicago Tribune upped the stakes by pointing out in its headline that Pyle was the McHenry … Continue reading