Thursday, December 20, 2012
Police continue investigation into incident.
A fight broke out at Huntley High School, 13719 Harmony Road, Tuesday resulting in the arrest of one male juvenile, Huntley police said. The incident took place around 1:42 p.m. Huntley’s police’s School Resource officer responded and while breaking up the fight, she requested a school staff member to call for additional police assistance, according to reports. During the fight, a school staff member was pushed to the floor, police said. One juvenile was taken into custody at the scene. He was charged with aggravated battery and disorderly conduct, reports stated. Police continue the investigation and are interviewing students and reviewing video camera footage.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Huntley High School principal says rumors not credible but the school will take precautionary measures anyway.
An investigation into rumors surrounding a gun threat at Huntley High School on Friday, Dec. 21 found they are not credible, but there will be an increased police presence at the school for the rest of the week as a precaution, school officials said Wednesday. Principal Dave Johnson released a letter to parents Wednesday night explaining the rumors and the investigation. He wrote “there are non-credible rumors regarding a possible gun threat to Huntley High School on Friday of this week. In the aftermath of tragedies such as the one at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Connecticut last week, rumors and copycat threats tend to emerge.” Twenty-six people, including 20 children, were shot and killed at Sandy Hook on Friday, Dec. 14 in one of …
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Police seek any information on the incident that occurred in the Northbridge subdivision.
A driver in a white van with red lettering approached a juvenile in the Northbridge subdivision Wednesday and police are seeking any additional information witnesses may be able to provide, according to reports. The incident occurred at 3 p.m. when the van began following a juvenile a short distance then yelled out to the juvenile, police said. The driver did not exit the vehicle, police said. The juvenile ignored the driver, who is described as a male white between the ages of 40 to 50, and ran home. The 16-year-old was not injured. Huntley police remind the community to call 911 immediately to report any suspicious incidents and provide as much detailed information as possible.
Saturday, October 13, 2012
The following is a selection of police-related items reported in area Patches recently. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Volo Update: Woman, Two Children Found Woman, Two Children Missing The Lake County Sheriff's Department is seeking information on the whereabouts of Aneta M. Marsek, 33, of Volo and her two children, two-year-old Chevelle and Macenzie who is four-months old. The three have not been seen or heard from since Oct. 6, at roughly 7 p.m., when they left Marsek's parent's home in Wauconda. The woman and her children were reported missing by her estranged husband, Dan Marsek. Palatine Sheriff: Woman Stole $200,000 From Grandma A 43-year-old Palatine woman is accused of stealing more than $200,000 from her 98-year-old grandmother, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s Department. Jennifer Curtis, 43, of the 300 block of N. Tanglewood Avenue in …
Friday, October 12, 2012
Kane County State's Attorney's office authorizes felony charges against suspect in car hijacking involving a cab driver.
A 31-year-old Rockford man is charged with numerous felonies in Thursday’s car hijacking at Huntley Prime Outlet Mall, Huntley police said. Christopher L. Mackey, of 1306 North Horace Avenue, is charged with vehicular hijacking, a Class 1 felony, robbery, a Class 2 felony and aggravated battery, a Class 3 felony, police said. He was being transported to the Kane County jail. Mackey was at bond call early Friday. Winnebago County Sheriff's Deputies took Mackey into custody in Rockford around 8 p.m. Thursday after authorities developed information about his whereabouts following the hijacking in Huntley. According to reports, a cab driver picked up a man in Hoffman Estates for a ride to Rockford, but the man asked him to stop at the Prime …
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Kimberlee Hoffmann appeared in court this week and pleaded not guilty, the Northwest Herald reports.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Huntley High School teacher Kimberlee Hoffman appeared in McHenry County court Wednesday where she pleaded not guilty to theft of mislaid or lost property, the Herald reports. Hoffmann, 42, of 1004 Kerim Court, Marengo, is charged with theft at the high school, 13719 Harmony Road, on Sept. 5. According to Huntley police, the victim placed her iPod Touch and Motorola Atrix cell phone down while in the bathroom at the school and forgot to pick up the items when she left. When she remembered that she forgot the items, she went back to the bathroom and the items were missing, reports stated. During an investigation, police learned Hoffmann entered the bathroom after the victim and found the items, which Hoffmann then allegedly took, police …
Monday, September 24, 2012
Huntley police release details of Huntley High School teacher's arrest.
Consolidated School District 158 officials could not comment on the arrest of a Huntley High School teacher charged with a theft at the school, but police released additional information about her Sept. 14 arrest. Kimberlee Hoffmann, 42, of 1004 Kerim Court, Marengo, is charged with theft of lost or mislaid property in connection with a theft at the high school, 13719 Harmony Road, on Sept. 5. Huntley Police Deputy Chief Todd Fulton said the charge of theft of mislaid or lost property is for cases where property is found and not returned to the owner. According to Huntley police, the victim placed her iPod Touch and Motorola Atrix cell phone down while in the bathroom at the school and forgot to pick up the items when she left. When she …
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Huntley police file charges against a man arrested in Lake in the Hills Wednesday.
A Huntley man found holding a hammer outside a Lake in the Hills home and charged with criminal trespass now faces a felony attempted burglary charge in Huntley, police said. Daniel W. Bockenhauer, 19, of 11606 Lori Lane, is charged with attempted residential burglary, a Class 2 felony, criminal trespass to property, a Class 4 felony and criminal damage to property, Class A misdemeanor, according to a Huntley police press release. According to police, Bockenhauer allegedly broke the basement window of a home in the 11500 block of Frederick Way in Huntley attempting to steal a computer on Sept. 8. During the attempt, he hurt his foot on broken glass and fled without entering the home, police said. Days later, on Sept. 13, Bockenhauer …
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Police ask motorists to slow down and drive safely.
Huntley police have been out conducting a back to school drive safely campaign on Haligus and Scott roads near the spot a Marlowe Middle School student was struck by a car last spring. Deputy Chief Todd Fulton said officers were out this week passing fliers with information on safe driving. Huntley police, like law enforcement agencies throughout the country, are trying to get the message to drive cautiously as children head back to school. But the message should resonate even more for motorists using Haligus Road. A 12-year-old student was struck as he tried to cross Haligus Road last spring. The boy, named Nick, suffered a fractured pelvis, fractured skull and cuts. Nick was unable to play his summer sports because he was recovering …
Saturday, April 28, 2012
Parents were successful last fall in changing speed limit but safety remains a concern.
Last fall, parents asked the village of Huntley to help make the intersection of Haligus and Scott roads safer for school children. Three students were struck by a car at the intersection four years ago, Catherine Vander told the village board. “Is this what we are waiting to happen?” she said. “Another injury or even worse, a death?” It happened again Friday when a 12-year-old boy was hit by a car. Huntley police said the Marlowe Middle School student was taken to Centegra Hospital-Woodstock then transported to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge. Neither Huntley police nor Consolidated School District 158 released information Friday about the student’s identity or condition. District 158 Superintendent Dr. John Burkey said …