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Chicago man charged with drug-induced homicide in death of Wonder Lake man

A Chicago man was charged with drug-induced homicide for allegedly selling fentanyl-laced heroin to a 33-year-old Wonder Lake man, who died after ingesting it. Antione Sullivan, 38, of the 6100 block of South Evans Avenue in Chicago, was charged with drug-induced homicide, a Class X felony. A criminal complaint alleges Sullivan unlawfully delivered heroin and […]

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Sheriff’s office warns of police impersonator targeting McHenry County residents

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a phone scam after a police impersonator reportedly called residents to ask for bond money. McHenry County College employees reported receiving phone calls and voicemails asking them to contact “Captain Terry Alexander” of the sheriff’s office regarding an urgent civil matter. When an unsuspecting resident calls […]

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‘Jake will always be watching over us’: Wife of McHenry County sheriff’s deputy killed in line of duty releases statement after trial

The wife of McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Keltner, who was fatally shot in the line of duty, said she is happy with the outcome of the trial after Keltner’s murderer was convicted. “It’s hard to even know what to say about the last two weeks. I saw and heard things I can’t unsee/hear and […]

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Man arrested after trying to flee police at Algonquin Dollar Tree

A 45-year-old Carpentersville man tried to hide over 100 grams of cocaine while fleeing police at a Dollar Tree in Algonquin Thursday afternoon, authorities say. Carlo V. Yescas-Noriega, 45, of Carpentersville, was charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, possession of a controlled substance and resisting or obstructing a peace officer. […]

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Judge sentences Crystal Lake man to more than 6 years in prison for selling fentanyl

A judge sentenced a Crystal Lake man, who was already on parole, to more than six years in prison for selling fentanyl to another person last July. Paul S. Benzinger, 33, of Crystal Lake, pleaded guilty to unlawful delivery of a controlled substance and unlawful possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance on Tuesday. […]

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911 caller threatened to shoot hostages during “swatting” incident in McHenry

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a “swatting” incident in unincorporated McHenry late Tuesday evening that tied up about 15 law enforcement officers for several hours. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Johnsburg Police Department responded at 10:19 p.m. to a report of a hostage situation in the 2800 block of North Magellan Drive […]