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

County Jail Future on Board Agenda Tuesday

This weekend I pointed out that the McHenry County Board has  a shift of property taxes from business to homeowners in the 2016 Action Plan to be voted on Tuesday. In addition, important questions about the future of the County … Continue reading

County Board to Vote on ICE Jail Contract with No Taxpayer Input; Any Cost-Benefit Study Hidden

Because a vote on a new three-year jail contract with the Federal government will be voted upon by the County Board on Tuesday I am keeping this article on top until the meeting. = = = = = On Tuesday, … Continue reading

Multi-Million Dollar Annual Subsidizing of Fed’s Housing of Illegal Aliens & Others at the McHenry County Jail – Part 2

Yesterday, based on McHenry County Sheriff’s Department figures organized by $60,000 consultant Joseph Summerill, McHenry County Blog pointed out that over a five-year period, Sheriff Keith Nygren’s program to house illegal aliens and prisoners in the McHenry County Jail cost … Continue reading

Multi-Million Dollar Annual Subsidy for Federal Government’s Housing of Illegal Aliens & Others at the McHenry County Jail – Part 1

One of the signature accomplishments claimed by outgoing McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren is the build-out of the unfinished top floor of the jail with the help of $6.5 million in Federal funds. Now, figures from the Sheriff’s Department show … Continue reading

U.S. Marshals and Sheriff’s Office Raid Hebron Home

United States Marshals raided a Hebron home this morning in cooperation with McHenry County Sheriff’s personnel. “It’s still a pending investigation,” Sheriff’s Lt. Andy Zinke told me Friday morning. Zinke is in the Narcotics Division of the Sheriff’s Department. “We’ve … Continue reading

U.S. Marshals and Sheriff’s Office Raid Hebron Home

United States Marshals raided a Hebron home this morning in cooperation with McHenry County Sheriff’s personnel. “It’s still a pending investigation,” Sheriff’s Lt. Andy Zinke told me Friday morning. Zinke is in the Narcotics Division of the Sheriff’s Department. “We’ve … Continue reading