Ballard Road and Briarwood Road Crystal Lake (Imagery ©2022 Maxar Technologies U.S. Geological Survey, Map data ©2022)

Driver of SUV and Man in House Critically Injured After SUV Crashes into Detached Garage and House in Crystal Lake

Two people seriously injured after and SUV crashed into a detached garage and a single-family home in Crystal Lake. YouTube Tips ⓘ Crystal Lake Police and Fire/Rescue responded about 7:03 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, 2022 […]


Automatic Fire Suppression and Alarm Credited with Saving Life of Hotel Guest at Country Inn and Suites Hotel in Crystal Lake

Police, firefighters and paramedics from Crystal Lake responded about 3:57 a.m. Wednesday, March 9, 2022 to an activated fire alarm and a report of the smell of smoke at the Country Inn and Suites Hotel […]

Route 31 and Ray Street Crystal Lake (Image capture: September 2019 ©2020)

Fatal Vehicle Crash into a Pole at Route 31 Near Woods of Crystal Lake Strip Mall at Ray Street in Crystal Lake

Police and firefighter/paramedics from Crystal Lake responded about 7:24 a.m. Monday, December 21, 2020 to a report of a crash with ejection at 5100 South Route 31 in Crystal Lake. A second ambulance was dispatched […]

Dieter M. Bierwith, armed robbery suspect Crystal Lake

Male Offender Armed with Bowie Knife Robs Crystal Lake Gas Station; Returns Later Same Day and Is Apprehended by Police

Crystal Lake police responded about 1:10 a.m. Sunday, November 1, 2020 to the Marathon gas station at 770 South Virginia Road in Crystal Lake. The suspect was described as a male/white, age 55, about 5’9” […]