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Algonquin, Lake in the Hills Blotter: Check Crime Reports in Your Neighborhood

Algonquin and Lake in the Hills police departments responded to various criminal reports between May 7 and May 14.

The map at the top of this page shows the locations and details on police reports provided by the  and the  over the past week.

Click on the various pins to learn more about each police report, where it occurred, the date and/or time of the report and more.

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The arrest reports do not indicate a conviction.

Algonquin Police Blotter

Domestic Battery

Police arrested Thomas G. Putman, 49, of 8 Woodview Lane, Algonquin, at his home at 10:51 p.m. May 7 on charges of domestic battery and interfering with 911. He was taken to McHenry County Jail to await a bond hearing. 

Retail Theft

Police arrested a 15-year-old boy at 6:13 p.m. May 8 at Kohl's, 734 S. Randall Road, Algonquin, on a charge of retail theft. He formally was station adjusted and then released into the custody of his parents. 

Retail Theft

Police arrested James W. Chonko, 22, at Walmart, 1410 S. Randall Road, Algonquin, at 7:21 p.m. May 8 on a charge of retail theft. Chonko, of 424 South Drive, Algonquin, was released after posting $150. He is expected in court June 13 in McHenry County. 

Domestic Battery

Police arrested Tuyen M. Witt, 43, at Algonquin Road and Prestwicke Boulevard in Algonquin at 7:52 p.m. May 8 on a charge of domestic battery. Witt, of 1354 Cunat Court, Lake in the Hills, was taken to McHenry County Jail to await a bond hearing. 

Disorderly Conduct

Police arrested Todd J. Bedgood, 44, on a charge of disorderly conduct at 6:09 p.m. May 9 at his home, 22 Dellwood Court, Algonquin. He was released on a notice to appear. He is next expected in court on May 30 in Algonquin. 

Warrant for Parole Violation

Police arrested Jimmy D. Conrad, 26, at 2 N. Main St., Algonquin on an Illinois Department of Corrections warrant at 12:10 a.m. May 10. He was taken to McHenry County Jail to await pickup by the Illinois Department of Corrections. 

Retail Theft Arrests

Police arrested two area teens on charges of retail theft at 2:31 p.m. May 10 at Walmart, 1410 S. Randall Road. Zachary Schulten, 19 of 316 Tecumseh Trail, No. 410, Algonquin, and Tyler B. McMillin, 19, 325 Tecumseh Trail, No. 110, Lake in the Hills, were both released with notices to appear and are expected in court May 27 in Algonquin. 

Disorderly Conduct

Police arrested Brian W. Matula, 38, on a charge of disorderly conduct at 7:14 p.m. May 11 at his home, 790 Majestic Drive, Algonquin. He was released after posting $75 and is expected in court June 6 in McHenry County. 

Possession of Marijuana

Police arrested a 15-year-old Algonquin boy on a charge of possession of marijuana at Hanson Road and Arquilla Drive at 9:39 p.m. May 11. He was released on a notice to appear and is expected in court on June 27 in Algonquin.

Violation of Bail Bond

Police arrested Brian W. Matula, 39, in the 2700 block of Bunker Hill Drive at 10:14 a.m. May 12 for violation of bail bond. Matula, of 790 Majestic Drive, Algonquin, was released after posting $150 and is expected in court on June 20 in McHenry County. 

Warrant for Criminal Sexual Assault

Police arrested Matthew A. Sorich, 18, 3 Salford Court, Algonquin, at 4:25 a.m. May 13 at Sorich's home on a McHenry County warrant for criminal sexual assault. Sorich was released after posting $150. He is next expected in court on June 6 in McHenry County. 

Speeding 40 mph and Over

Police arrested a 17-year-old Carpentersville boy on a charge of speeding 40 miles per hour and over at Randall Road and Corporate Parkway at 4:13 p.m. May 13. He was released after posting his driver's license and is next expected in court June 13 in McHenry County. 

Possession of Marijuana

Police arrested Grant J. Carey, 22, at 12:10 a.m. May 14 at Stonegate and Algonquin roads in Algonquin on a charge of possession of marijuana. Grant, of 1488 Heron Drive, Crystal Lake, was released after posting $100 and his driver's license. He is next expected in court June 27 in McHenry County. 

Hit and Run

Police arrested Christopher J. Burress, 23, at 12:29 a.m. May 14 at his home, 1930 Aspen Drive, Algonquin, on charges of hit and run, driving while under the influence and failure to drive on the right side of the roadway. He was released after posting $100 and his driver's license. He is next expected in court on June 27 in McHenry County.

Lake in the Hills Blotter

Battery Complaint

Police received a report of a man who struck another man at Ryder Park, 1216 Crystal Lake Road, Lake in the Hills, at 4:28 p.m. May 13. 

DUI

Police arrested Uriel Hernandez-Cruz, 28, McHenry Avenue and Rakow Road in Lake in the Hills, at 3:55 a.m. May 12 on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol, no valid driver's license, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, disregarding a traffic-control device and illegal transportation of alcohol. He later was released on bond. 

Driving While License Suspended

Police arrested Luke K. Shaw, 30, on charges of driving while license suspended and no valid insurance at 8:27 a.m. May 11. Shaw, of 1649 Carlemont Drive, Unit C, Crystal Lake, later was released on bond.

DUI

Police received a report of a home burglary in the 700 block of Normandy Lane at 2:20 p.m. May 10. The home was entered and items were removed. The burglary report was turned over to investigations. 

Injury Accident

Police responded to Route 47 and Ackman Road at 9:02 p.m. May 10 for a motorcycle vs. vehicle accident. A 36-year-old man was taken to Sherman Hospital for treatment of a head injury. 

Death Investigation

Police responded for a death investigation in the 1400 block of Washington Street in Lake in the Hills at 7:17 p.m. May 10. The investigation was pending.

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