CRIME & SAFETY
Units responding for fire in Twin Lakes
Ar about 2:04 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to the 300 block of East Hunt in Twin Lakes for a report of a fire. Per dispatch: This is for an electrical fire that now appears to be out.
Kenosha County hunting accident, Flight for Life called
KENOSHA COUNTY, Wis. - The Kenosha County Sheriff's Department said one person was flown to a hospital after a hunting accident Friday, Sept. 22. It happened at New Munster Wildlife Area. Officials said the person was "struck in the neck by a projectile" and taken to a hospital via Flight for Life.
Weekly Safety Report: Crash and Alarm incidents in Twin Lakes, Wisconsin
This week in Twin Lakes, Wisconsin, there were two incidents that required emergency response. The first incident involved a crash on Highway F in Randall, where a work truck and a pick-up truck collided, resulting in reported injuries. The second incident was an alarm on Grandview Lane in Twin Lakes, which was triggered by a smoke detector.
Weekly Safety Report: Retail Theft, Vehicle Crash, and Firearm Discharge in McHenry County, Illinois
This week in McHenry County, Illinois, there were three notable incidents. First, at a Walmart in Harvard, Tiffany Castro, Jose A Salazar, and a minor were arrested for retail theft. Castro was also charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Second, a two-vehicle crash occurred on Mason Hill Road in Woodstock, involving a passenger vehicle and a box truck. There were no entrapments, but an adult female driver was transported to Northwestern Medicine for evaluation. Lastly, in McHenry, one suspect was arrested in connection with a firearm discharge incident that stemmed from a disturbance between two individuals.
Units responding for crash in Randall
At about 11:55 a.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 32000 block of Highway F in Randall. Per dispatch: Crash involves a work truck and a pick-up truck. Injuries being reported.
McHenry Police Department arrests one suspect in connection with the discharge of a firearm incident
MCHENRY—On Sept. 16, at approximately 12:45 a.m., the McHenry Police Department was dispatched to the 1200 block of N. Green Street for a report of someone having fired a handgun. According to McHenry Police Department Chief John Birk, once officers arrived on the scene, they learned about a disturbance...
Impact of SAFE-T Act on Local Community: Serious Offenders Released in McHenry City and Cary
The SAFE-T Act, implemented on its first day, has resulted in the release of individuals with serious charges and past criminal records. A man, aged 36, from McHenry City was arrested on charges including felony Criminal Damage to Property and Electronic Harassment. These charges are linked to claims of harassment against his former girlfriend. His criminal history includes a conviction in 2015 for Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm. Despite these charges, he was released under the SAFE-T Act.
Wisconsin State Patrol’s Air Support Unit plans aerial enforcement across 5 counties in 5 days
(WFRV) – Pilots with the Wisconsin State Patrol will be monitoring traffic violations from the sky across five counties on five different days this week. According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), the State Patrol’s Air Support Unit is set to patrol the counties listed below between September 19 and September 24, weather permitting.
Vandal Arrested After $3K Damage to Antioch Fruit Stand
September 20, 2023 ANTIOCH, TN - In an unfortunate incident that unfolded in Antioch, Tennessee, a man found himself in handcuffs after allegedly causing extensive damage to another individual's fruit stand, all stemming from a contentious location dispute.
Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes
At about 4:10 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding for an alarm on Grandview Lane in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a smoke detector alarm.
Kenneally Spots Two Who Should Not Have Been Let Out of Jail without Bail
From McHenry County State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally:. SAFE-T Act’s First Day of Operation Reveals Concerns as Non-Detainable Defendants Return to the Community. The first day operating under the SAFE-T Act resulted in the absurd and incoherent results many predicted. Defendant #1: A 36-year-old McHenry City man was arrested...
Illinois man arrested for OWI 5th offense
A 43-year-old Round Lake, Illinois man is under arrest for drunken driving for the fifth time after the Rock County Sheriff’s Office says he crashed into a sign in the Edgerton area. According to a news release, Edgerton Police and Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a report of a...
Wisconsin Contractor, Father of 2 Killed by Flying Water Main Cap: Police
OSHA is investigating the incident
Waterford house fire; portable charger caused fire
WATERFORD, Wis. - Firefighters were fighting a fire near Shady and Center in the Town of Waterford on Thursday, Sept. 14. Tichigan Fire Department was sent to a structure fire around 10:45 a.m. Firefighters arrived to see a single-story, multi-family home with heavy black smoke showing through the rear exterior windows and rolling out of soffits.
Wisconsin man dies after construction accident, OSHA conducting investigation
PLEASANT PRAIRIE, Wis. (WFRV) – A man from Walworth County reportedly died after a reported construction accident in southern Wisconsin. According to the Pleasant Prairie Police Department, on September 13 around 3 p.m., authorities responded to a report of an injury that happened at a road construction site. The initial reports show that an employee was seriously injured during a construction accident, according to officials.
Day 4 Trial of Fired DCFS Employees Carlos Acosta & Andrew Polovin Summarized by WGN-TV
From WGN-TV about the DCFS employees who handled the case of AJ Freund, murdered by his parents:. Day 4 was the last day during which witnesses were questioned by the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office. On Day 5, the Defense rested without calling any witnesses. The Chicago Tribune...
Units responding to crash on I-94
At about 1:09 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies and state patrol are responding to a report of a crash in the 12300 block of the northbound lanes of I-94. Per dispatch: This is a two-vehicle crash with one vehicle...
Weekly Safety Report: Trial of ex-DCFS workers, Jan. 6th Arrest, and Shootout in Harvard
This week in McHenry County, Illinois, there were three notable incidents. The first involved the trial of two former DCFS workers charged with mishandling the case of A.J. Freund, a five-year-old who was murdered by his mother. The second incident involved the arrest of a woman on charges related to the events of January 6th. The third incident was a shootout at a Shell station in Harvard, resulting in one person being injured.
Man hurt in Whitestown motorcycle accident
An Illinois man sustained injuries Sept. 9 in a motorcycle accident on County Highway P, near Big Valley Road, in the town Whitestown. At 4:29 p.m., Adam L. Krejci, 38, of Woodstock, Ill., was traveling westbound when he left the roadway and glanced off of a rock face. Then he was thrown a short distance from the motorcycle.
60-Year-Old Wisconsin Motorcyclist Dies in Chicago Suburb Collision with Left-Turning Car
In Lake County, 60-year-old Mark Basil from Salem, Wisconsin, died in a crash while riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle. The collision was between Basil's motorcycle and a Volkswagen Tiguan. Yesterday, Lake County Sheriff's deputies responded to the crash, which took place at Lake Avenue and Hillcrest Avenue in unincorporated Antioch. Upon...