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Police working to identify juvenile who allegedly threatened to shoot up middle school dance in Lake Villa

Police are conducting interviews and working to identify a juvenile who allegedly threatened to shoot up a school dance Friday evening at Palombi Middle School in Lake Villa. Lake Villa Police Department Lt. James DeCaro told Lake and McHenry County Scanner that officers responded to Peter J. Palombi Middle School, located at 133 McKinley Avenue […]

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Threat prompts police response during school dance at middle school in Lake Villa

Police officers responded to investigate after a threat occurred at Palombi Middle School during a school dance Friday evening, authorities said. The Lake Villa Police Department said they became aware of a threat that occurred at the school, located at 133 McKinley Avenue in Lake Villa. Officers immediately responded to the school after the incident […]

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Judge sentences Antioch man to 9 years in prison for drug-induced homicide of Cary man

An Antioch man has been sentenced to nine years in prison after pleading guilty to drug-induced homicide for selling fentanyl-laced pills to a Cary man, causing his death. Jordan C. Schwamb, 23, of the 200 block of Cedarwood Lane in Antioch, was charged in September 2021 with one count of drug-induced homicide, a Class X […]

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Thieves burglarize garage, steal Lake Villa Township supervisor’s personal vehicle and later crash it in Zion

Police are investigating after suspects burglarized a garage and stole a pickup truck belonging to the Lake Villa Township supervisor before later crashing it in Zion. Lake Villa Township Supervisor Daniel Venturi said the incident occurred Saturday evening at his residence near Martin School in unincorporated Lake Villa. Suspects pried open Venturi’s locked garage service […]

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Convicted felon charged with kicking police officer to ground after being found with gun in Lake Villa

A man is being held on a $250,000 bond after he allegedly attacked his girlfriend, possessed a weapon and then kicked an officer to the ground in Lake Villa, prosecutors said. Stefon R. Hunter, 41, of Lake Villa, was charged with aggravated battery causing great bodily harm to a peace officer, felon in possession of […]