Donald J. Schroeder, child pornography suspect (McHenry County Sheriff's Office)
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US Marshals, McHenry Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Resident of Unincorporated Cary, Illinois After Child Porn Investigation

1,094 A male suspect residing in an unincorporated northern area of Cary near Oakwood Hills has been charged with 15 counts of possession of child pornography film/photos (Class 3 felony). Donald J. Schroeder, 32, was […]

U-Haul Roscoe Illinois (Image captured June 2019 ©2021 Google)
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Woman Reported Missing from Holiday Hills Jan. 2, 2021 Found Dead in U-Haul Storage Unit in Roscoe

1,335 Following a search warrant executed by the Roscoe Police Department (lead agency) and the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, with assistance from the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office, and the Wisconsin Department of Criminal Investigations; a […]

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One Person Found Dead in Extra Alarm House Fire on Route 120 Between Thompson Rd and Wonder Lake Drive, Wonder Lake, Woodstock

967 McHenry County Sheriff’s deputies and firefighters and paramedics from Wonder Lake Fire Protection District responded about 10:13 p.m. Saturday, January 16, 2020 to a report from several passersby of a house fire in the […]

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Fire Destroys House on Riverview Drive East, North of Highland Ave in Unincorporated Algonquin

585 An extra-alarm fire destroyed a house northeast of Presidential Park in unincorporated Algonquin Thursday morning. Firefighters and paramedics from Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District and police from Algonquin and the McHenry County […]

Stieg Road and Davis Road Aerial View (©2020 Google Maps)
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Rear-End Crash with Injuries Involving Two Motorcycles Near Woodstock — One Operating Uninsured Motorcycle

158 McHenry County sheriff’s deputies and firefighter/paramedics from Woodstock Fire Rescue District responded about 4:27 p.m. Sunday, September 27, 2020 to a report that two motorcycles crashed at the intersection of Davis Road and Stieg […]

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Serious Vehicle Crash with Entrapment at Kishwaukee Valley Rd and Boone McHenry County Line Road in Marengo Township

338 McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputies and firefighter/paramedics from Marengo responded about 1:06 p.m. Monday July 13, 2020 to a report of a serious crash involving entrapment and extrication at Kishwaukee Valley Rd and Boone McHenry […]

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Driver Flees Rollover Crash with Fire at South Coral Rd and West Coral Rd in Coral Township Southeast of Marengo

233 McHenry County Sheriff’s deputies and Marengo Fire Protection District firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:49 p.m. Friday July 10, 2020 to a report of a vehicle on its roof and on fire on the shoulder at […]

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Two Killed in Crash on Tryon Grove Rd (County Highway 36) Between Barnard Mill Rd and County Highway 7 Southwest of Richmond

497 McHenry County Sheriff’s deputies and firefighter/paramedics from Richmond, Wonder Lake and Spring Grove responded about 10:20 p.m. Sunday May 17, 2020 to a report of a serious crash with entrapment and two injured in […]

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Local Governments Caught in Conflict with Protecting Health and Safety of First Responders, and Privacy of Coronavirus Patients

1,740 Two lawsuits were filed last Tuesday, April 7, 2020 — one by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office (Case number: 20MR000373), and another (consolidated) on behalf of the police departments of Lake in the Hills, […]

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Kankakee, McHenry, Ogle, Stephenson County Sheriffs Sue Kwame Raoul, Illinois Attorney General, Seek Injunction to Stop Enforcing Illinois Trust Act

1,163 Four northern Illinois sheriffs filed a lawsuit Monday against the Illinois Attorney General, saying a 2017 order obstructs local law enforcement from coordinating with federal immigration authorities (Eyewitness News WTVO WQRF). County sheriffs from […]