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Police chief says gunmen who shot woman in Woodstock possibly committed other crimes in Rockford area

The police chief says the suspects who shot a woman in Woodstock on Monday were also possibly involved in multiple robberies in the Rockford area. The Woodstock Police Department received a call around 10:30 p.m. Monday for a report of shots fired in the 1700 block of Yasgur Drive in Woodstock. Responding officers arrived on […]

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Lake County Sheriff K-9 Ryker tracks down 2 suspects in separate incidents in less than 24 hours

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office’s newest canine, Ryker, helped capture two suspects in separate incidents in Lake County within the past 24 hours, police said. Lake County Sheriff Canine Ryker and Deputy Craig Somerville were called to assist other deputies at a residence in the 37000 block of North Delany Road in unincorporated Gurnee for […]

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Man, woman arrested for falsely reporting vehicle stolen following hit-and-run crash in McHenry

A man and woman were both charged after they allegedly falsely reported the woman’s Audi SUV stolen following a hit-and-run crash in McHenry. Robert E. Hammontree, 27, of the 1700 block of Highview Avenue in McHenry, was charged with false alarm or complaint to 911, conspiracy and false report of a vehicle theft, which are […]

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1 suspect in custody, others still wanted for stealing trailers and equipment in Lake, McHenry counties

An Antioch man was arrested and police are searching for additional suspects wanted in connection with a theft ring involving stolen trailers and equipment in Lake and McHenry counties. William W. Shingleton, 37, of the 41600 block of North Dot Place in Antioch, was arrested on November 22 and charged with possession of a stolen […]

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Police seek surveillance footage after thieves steal car, burglarize vehicles in Winthrop Harbor

Police are asking residents to review their surveillance video after thieves burglarized multiple vehicles and stole a car early Friday morning in Winthrop Harbor. The Winthrop Harbor Police Department said a number of unlocked vehicles in the village were entered and had items stolen from them between 1:30 a.m. and 2:30 a.m. Friday. A car […]