Morning Thefts on CL’s Leonard Parkway

A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department: Crystal Lake Police Investigate Multiple Burglaries On Thursday, September 10th, 2015, at approximately 3:20 am, officers from the Crystal Lake Police Department responded to the 600 block of Leonard Parkway, regarding a suspicious … Continue reading

Press Release on D200 Principal’s Arrest

A press release from the Woodstock Police Department: THEFT/FORGERY ARREST On July 31, 2015, Woodstock Community Unit School District 200 officials notified the Woodstock Police Department Criminal Investigations Division of possible mismanagement and theft of funds from various non-district bank … Continue reading

Former Woodstock Northwood Middle School Principal Arrested for Theft

The Chicago Tribune is reporting that former Northwood Middle School Principal Jerome “Jake” Wakitsch has been arrested for “stealing ‘several thousands’ of dollars from the bank accounts of two school groups.” Wakitsch resigned on August 3rd, the paper reports. Read … Continue reading

Ex-Boone County Circuit Clerk Employee Pleads Guilty to Felony Theft

Boone County Watchdog reports on a former Boone County Circuit Clerk’s employee having pleaded guilty to felony theft. For admitting stealing over $24,000, Donna Osoria received a five year jail sentence. The theft took place from 2010 to 2012. It involved … Continue reading

Ex-McHenry Policeman Indicted on Multiply Counts of Felony Theft and Official Misconduct

Ex-McHenry Policeman Dale Hojnacki has been indicted by the McHenry County Grand Jury136 The thirty-five year old resident of McHenry has been charged with two counts of theft and five counts of official misconduct. All are felonies. Ever see an … Continue reading

Halloween Decorations Thieves Caught on Tape in Lakewood

The following email came from a Lakewood resident to my computer last night.  All images can be enlarged by clicking on them. A local (Lakewood), Crystal Lake family is thinking about canceling Halloween at their house because thieves stole all … Continue reading

Methodist Church Burglar Arrested

Here is the Crystal Lake Police report on the arrest in the September 21st break-in of the First Methodist Crystal at Dole and West Crystal Lake Avenues: “On Friday, October 22, 2010 Crystal Lake Police arrested Jonathan L. Tully (M/W … Continue reading

Huntley Police Alert Covington Lakes to Car Burglaries

If you live in Huntley’s Covington Lakes, you might be interested in this report of cars robberies in your neighborhood from the Huntley Police Department: Car Burglaries reported in the Covington Lakes Subdivision Two car burglaries were reported in the … Continue reading

Algonquin Bricklayer Faces Federal Charges of Illegally Taking $19,440 in Unemployment Comp

An Algonquin man is one of eleven charged with defrauding the unemployment compensation system, according to the U.S. Attorney’s press release that appears below: U.S. CHARGES 11 CHICAGO AREA DEFENDANTS WITH FRAUDULENTLY OBTAINING UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE BENEFITS TOTALING $255,000 CHICAGO — … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Jewel Pharmacy Employee Arrested Thursday after Being “Observed Taking Money from the Register”

The following press release has been received from the Crystal Lake Police Department: On May 13, 2010 at approximately 3:32 p.m., police responded to Jewel Osco located at 6140 Northwest Highway in regard to a theft investigation. Upon arrival responding … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Police Statement on Suspected South School Theft

The following was received from Deputy Chief Gene Lowery of the Crystal Lake Police Department: The Crystal lake Police Department was notified by Community High School District 155 of a suspected misappropriation or theft of funds from South High School.  … Continue reading