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08/28/2014 - Parolee Arrested with Crack Cocaine

The McHenry County Sheriff's Office announced today the arrest of a Chicago man for drug charges. On August 26, 2014, Deputies assigned to the Intelligence Led Policing Unit observed suspicious activity near the area of 5755 Northwest Highway, Crystal Lake. Deputies made contact with Nicholas J. House, who is on parole for drug related charges, and they subsequently located 1.5 grams of cannabis on his person. Learn More

08/26/2014 - Algonquin Man Arrested on Heroin Charges

The McHenry County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of an Algonquin man on heroin related charges. On August 22, 2014, members of the McHenry County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Task Force, which includes the Lake in the Hills Police Department, received information that a 1999 Nissan Maxima would be driving through the area with heroin in the vehicle. Learn More

08/25/2014 - Fugitive Task Force Apprehends Man Wanted for Murder

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office announced today the arrest of fugitive Christopher L. Croom, a documented gang member, wanted for Murder and Unlawful Possession of Weapon by Felon by the Galesburg, Illinois Police Department. Learn More

08/25/2014 - Fatal Car versus School Bus Crash

On August 25, 2014 at approximately 6:44 A.M., members of the Marengo Rescue Squad, Union Fire Protection District, Illinois State Police, McHenry County Coroner’s Office, Coral Township Highway Department, and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of a head-on crash within the 17200 block of E. Coral Road, in unincorporated Coral Township. Learn More

08/22/2014 - 8-22-14 Outdoor Cannabis Grow Operation Dismantled

The McHenry County Sheriff's Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration announced today a joint investigation that led to an outdoor cannabis grow operation in the 13000 block of Jankowski Road, unincorporated Woodstock. On 7/25/2014, members of the McHenry County Sheriff's Narcotics Task Force (which includes members of the Lake in the Hills Police Department) and the Rockford Field Office of the DEA located and seized 5,600 cannabis plants from a wooded area on Jankowski Road. Learn More

08/22/2014 - 8-22-14 Warrant Round up Arrests 18

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office announced today the arrest of 18 individuals wanted for outstanding arrest warrants and charges from McHenry County. One of the arrested included a McHenry County Top Ten Most Wanted. The 18 arrests were the result of a one day “round up” targeting narcotics violations led by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Apprehension Unit. Learn More

08/21/2014 - Illinois Chiefs Association Awards Sheriff's Office First Place in Traffic Safety Challenge

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office was recognized on August 20, 2014 by the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police Traffic Committee for placing first place in the Sheriff 101-250 sworn category in the Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge. This recognition occurred at the annual Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge Awards Ceremony in Tinley Park, Illinois. Learn More

08/14/2014 - Two Area Residents Arrested For Robbery

On August 14, 2014 Savana K. Victory, of Crystal Lake, and Jacobb Knobbe, of Capron were arrested and charged with Armed Robbery, Burglary, and Theft as a result of the robbery that occurred on August 13, 2014 at 3:10 A.M. at the Mobil Gas Station located at 24102 Route 173, unincorporated Harvard, Illinois. Learn More

08/13/2014 - Sheriff’s Office is Asking for Community’s Assistance with Regard to a Robbery

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Crime Stoppers of McHenry County are seeking the community’s assistance in identifying a robbery suspect. On August 13 at 3:10 A.M., the subject committed a robbery at the Mobile Gas Station located at 24102 Route 173, unincorporated Harvard, Illinois. Learn More

08/06/2014 - Crystal Lake Man Arrested for Defrauding Drug Screening Test

On August 5, 2014 the McHenry County Sheriff's Office arrested Ayrton G. Capetillo for Unlawful Defrauding a Drug Screening Test. Learn More

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