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Man arrested after acting ‘erratic,’ stopping traffic, trying to spit on a police officer in Crystal Lake

A Woodstock man was arrested after he began acting erratic — yelling and screaming profanities — and then attempted to spit on police officers in downtown Crystal Lake. Charles E. Schetgen, 34, of the the 14400 block of Kishwaukee Valley Road in Woodstock, was charged with felony aggravated assault on a peace officer and two […]

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15 years in prison for Crystal Lake man who used Snapchat to solicit girls, sexually abuse them

A Crystal Lake man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to using Snapchat to solicit underage girls and sexual abuse them, prosecutors said. Joshua Dancy, 24, of the 900 block of Sheffield Drive in Crystal Lake, pleaded guilty to soliciting child pornography, possessing child pornography and multiple counts of […]

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Man, woman suffer ‘significant injuries’ after being struck by car in Lake Villa

A man and woman were struck by a Mercedes-Benz sedan and suffered serious injuries after they ran in front of the vehicle Monday evening in unincorporated Lake Villa, sheriff’s officials said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Lake Villa Fire Protection District responded around 7:40 p.m. Monday to the area of West Engle Drive and […]