Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Teen was arrested on Huntley High School grounds.
A 14-year-old Lake in the Hills boy was arrested Friday after police said the boy was selling pot at Huntley High School. The teen was charged with unlawful delivery of cannabis on school grounds, according to Huntley Police. The boy was arrested at Huntley High School, 13719 Harmony Road. In the same incident a 15-year-old girl from Lake in the Hills was charged with possession of cannabis, police said. Both teens were released to their parents and will attend peer jury. In other Huntley Police reports:
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Lake in the Hills Police release reports through April 24, 2013.
Note: The following information was obtained from Lake in the Hills Police reports. A person filed a complaint at 4:06 p.m. Monday, April 22, that he/ she was biten by a dog in the 500 block of Mason Lane. A car was reported stolen from Trinity Auto Center, 9178 Trinity Dr. The car, parked in the lot, was taken along with a dealer license plate sometime before 1:16 p.m. Sunday, April 21. The report was entered into the LEADS, and turned over to the LITH investigations division. A longboard was reported stolen from the bike path area near the 100 block of Cool Stone Bend sometime before 10:30 p.m. Monday, April 22. The report was turned over to the investigations department. A stove was reported stolen from a vacant residence in the 00 …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Lake in the Hills Police release arrest reports for Feb. 6 to 11, 2013.
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Thursday, February 14
Note: The following information was obtained from Lake in the Hills Police Department arrest reports. An arrest is only an accusation and does not constitute guilt. An individual can only be found guilty in a court of law. Manuel J. Vega, 33, 235 S. Edison Ave., Elgin, was arrested at 2:42 a.m. Feb. 10, at Moretti's, 220 N. Randall Rd., and charged with theft. Vega was transported to the McHenry County Jail, where he was awaiting bond and a court date. Keith L. Brown, 31, 1341 Cunat Ct. 1B, Lake in the Hills, was arrested at 3 a.m. Feb. 11, and charged with two counts of domestic battery. He was turned over to the McHenry County Jail in Woodstock. Nicholas J. Lavalle, 19, 1105 Ash St., Lake in the Hills, was arrested at 3:52 a.m. Feb. 11, …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Police say Julie Salk stole more than $5,000 in ticket and raffle revenue from a high school play.
Former Barrington High School Fine Arts Department Chairwoman Julie Salk was arrested on theft charges Tuesday. Barrington Police charged Salk with one count of theft over $500. Police say she stole $5,022 in theater and raffle ticket revenue from a "Hello Dolly!" production in March 2012. In the 2010-2011 school year, the Illinois State Board of Education reported Salk's salary as $142,024.27. Her first court date is Nov. 14 at 1:30 p.m. at the Babcox Justice Center in Waukegan. Salk retired from District 220 in June after being placed on administrative leave. She was the subject of internal review with the district for two months prior to her retirement. Police and school officials remained mum on the subject until her arrest Nov. 13. …
Sunday, November 4, 2012
Eric S. Sorenson, 29, of Crystal Lake was arrested Wednesday and charged with armed robbery and theft, police said.
A Crystal Lake man arrested less than two weeks ago for firearms violations has now been linked to the September armed robbery at CVS Pharmacy in Crystal Lake. Eric S. Sorenson, 29, of 198 Lake Ct., was arrested by Crystal Lake Police on Wednesday, and charged with one count armed robbery, a Class X felony, and one count of theft over $500, a Class 3 felony, according to a press release issued by Police Chief David Linder. Police said Sorenson was charged with the robbery, which occurred the evening of Sept. 2, at CVS Pharmacy, 1305 Randall Rd., Crystal Lake. Armed with a semi-automatic handgun, Sorenson passed the pharmacist a note demanding three bottles of Oxycodone, police said. On Wednesday, Oct. 31, Crystal Lake officers executed …
Saturday, October 6, 2012
The Algonquin and Lake in the Hills Police Department reports from recent days.
The Algonquin and Lake in the Hills crime reports contain basic information on incident and arrest reports provided to Patch.com by the Algonquin Police Department and Lake in the Hills Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction. 6:57 a.m.: Lake in the Hills Police arrested Scott M. Wojtowycz, 37, in the 400 block of Meadow Lane in Lake in the Hills on two counts of domestic battery. Wojtowycz, of 1336 Skyridge Drive in Crystal Lake, was taken to the McHenry County Jail. 9:36 a.m.: Lake in the Hills Police received a report of an automobile trailer that was taken from Absolute Cabinet, 9114 Virginia Road, in Lake in the Hills. The report was turned over to investigations. 11:27 a.m.: Lake in the Hills Police arrested …
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 …
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
The McHenry County Sheriff's Office and Crime Stoppers of McHenry is asking the public to provide information into the theft.
Police are asking for the public’s help in providing information into a theft that occurred at a rural McHenry home earlier this month. An investigation by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office revealed around $20,000 and 100 Hyrdrocodone pills was stolen from the home, which is located in the 800 block of Florence Street in unincorporated McHenry, on Feb. 11, according to a McHenry County press release. The theft occurred when the homeowners were out of town. Their daughters, a 15-year-old girl and 18-year-old woman, invited friends over without their parent’s permission, according to the news release. The sheriff’s department believes one of the 25 teenagers who attended the party is responsible for the theft and is now seeking …
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Thieves re-encode gift cards with stolen credit card data on gift cards, spend thousands.
Remember when theft used to happen the old-fashioned way? A thief would get access to someone's bank account or credit card numbers by physically stealing a purse or wallet. While no doubt that type of crime still occurs, advances in technology are giving way to a new breed of criminal activity. It’s called gift card re-encoding and ever since the development of the Randall Road corridor, Algonquin police say they’ve seen this type of crime spread like wildfire. So how exactly does it work? The thief gets access to credit card information by using a card-scanning device that costs as little as $30, Algonquin police Investigative Sgt. Doug Lamz said. That information is then re-encoded onto the magnetic strip of a retailer’s gift card. …
Friday, May 20, 2011
Lake in the Hills Police Department reports from Wednesday and Thursday.
Retail Theft A 14-year-old and 15-year-old, both of Algonquin, were arrested Wednesday around 6:30 p.m. at Dominick's, 101 N. Randall Road. The 14-year-old Algonquin teen was arrested for trespassing to property and later released to his parents. The 15-year-old Algonquin teen was arrested for retail theft and obstructing a police officer and later released to his parents. Ambulance Called to Hilltop Drive An ambulance was called to the 70 block of Hilltop Drive around 1:35 a.m. Wednesday to take a 33-year-old who was highly intoxicated to the hospital. Deception Lake in the Hills police were called be a person living in the 10 block of Sugar Creek Court who reported unlawful use of their credit card. The report is under investigation. …