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‘Will always be a hero’: Law enforcement remembers McHenry County sheriff’s deputy murdered in line of duty

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office said they are remembering sheriff’s deputy Jacob Keltner, who was shot and killed in the line of duty four years ago today. “Deputy Keltner will always be a hero to his family, his brothers and sisters in blue, and his community. He is very much missed, but never forgotten,” the […]

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State’s attorney says local charges have been dismissed against man convicted of killing McHenry County sheriff’s deputy

The state’s attorney announced his office has dismissed local charges against a man convicted in federal court for shooting and killing McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Keltner in 2019 in Rockford. Floyd E. Brown, 43, of Springfield, went on trial in March after he was federally charged with multiple felonies for shooting Keltner, 35. Brown […]

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Judge sentences man to 55 years in prison for shooting, killing McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Keltner

A federal judge sentenced a man to 55 years in prison for shooting and killing McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Keltner in 2019 during an arrest warrant execution. A federal trial began in late March for Floyd E. Brown, 43, of Springfield, who was charged with multiple felonies for shooting Keltner, 35. Brown was indicted […]

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Lake County Sheriff’s Canine Ryker assists U.S. marshals in arresting wanted sex assault suspect in Grayslake

Lake County Sheriff’s Canine Ryker assisted U.S. Marshals and local police in arresting a man, who was wanted for sexual assault, in Grayslake Friday morning. George Reynolds, 24, of Waukegan, was arrested by the US Marshals Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force. Reynolds had arrest warrants for aggravated criminal sexual assault and an Illinois Department […]

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Man expected to be deported after being arrested for sexually assaulting his sister in Crystal Lake

A deportation order has been entered against a man arrested by U.S. Marshals in May on a warrant for sexually assaulting his adult sister in Crystal Lake. Yazmani Diaz-Montero, 38, of the 300 block of West Terra Cotta Avenue in Crystal Lake, was charged with criminal sexual assault, sexual relations within families and criminal sexual […]

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Federal investigation leads to arrest of Cary man on dozen charges of child pornography

U.S. Marshals and sheriff’s deputies arrested a Cary man for possessing over a dozen images or videos of child pornography following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Donald J. Schroeder, 32, of the 2400 block of Oakdale Terrace in unincorporated Cary, was charged with 15 counts of possession of child pornography, a […]

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Man charged with killing McHenry County sheriff’s deputy faces additional charges

The man charged with shooting and killing McHenry County sheriff’s deputy Jacob Keltner, who worked on a U.S. Marshals task force, is now facing additional federal charges, prosecutors said. A federal grand jury returned a superseding indictment on Tuesday for Floyd E. Brown, 41, of Springfield, who was originally charged with one count of killing […]