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  • DeKalb County Sheriff's Office releases new app, launches Facebook page

    DeKALB – DeKalb County Sheriff Roger Scott announced Friday that his office has a new Mobile Patrol public safety app, as well as a new Facebook page.
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Ronald Bieberitz Sr. faces new child sex abuse charge

    SYCAMORE – A police investigation has led to new sex abuse charges against a Sycamore man who is one of three in his family facing such charges.
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Bradley Olsen case to be on TV

    DeKALB – Almost eight years after Bradley Olsen disappeared, his mother hopes to shed light on his case with a segment on TV. On Saturday, a 15-minute ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • DeKalb man accused of creating child porn

    DeKALB – An 18-year-old DeKalb man accused of videotaping himself having sex with a teenage girl and disseminating the images remained in DeKalb Count ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • DeKalb police: Man threatened to burn apartment

    DeKALB – A 30-year-old Chicago man is facing felony charges after police said he sprayed lighter fluid on a DeKalb apartment and threatened to burn it ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Woman held in connection with hit-and-run

    MALTA – A 27-year-old Lee woman faces two felony charges after she hit a pedestrian in rural Malta and continued driving, police said.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Dec. 13 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Bond halved for man accused of child sex abuse

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb County judge halved bond Friday for a 23-year-old Sycamore man accused of sexually abusing two young sisters in 2008, although his ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Bond reduced in Sycamore child porn case

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb County judge reduced bail for a 33-year-old Sycamore accused of videotaping a girl in a bathroom, but added a new stipulation: Kar ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Another Bieberitz family member charged with sex abuse

    DeKALB – An investigation into sex offender Ronald Bieberitz Sr. allegedly violating prohibitions on contact with children has led to a third member o ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Sycamore man faces new child porn charges

    SYCAMORE – A 33-year-old Sycamore man accused of possessing child pornography faces new charges alleging he videotaped women in the restroom without t ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Two more face drug-induced homicide charges in 2013 overdose death

    SYCAMORE – Brenda Jergens wasn’t sure what to think Wednesday after two of her son’s friends were charged with drug-induced homicide in connection wit ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 9:19 am
  • DeKalb deputies search for hit-and-run driver

    DeKALB – A 77-year-old DeKalb man slid his vehicle into a ditch and then was struck on Perry Road by a vehicle that might have skidded on slick roads ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Police make arrest in 2012 child rape case

    CORTLAND – Bond is expected to be set Tuesday for a 46-year-old Streamwood man accused of sexually assaulting a child in February 2012, authorities sa ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Wisconsin man accused of assaulting DeKalb girl

    DeKALB – The 20-year-old accused of abducting a DeKalb girl Sunday and taking her to his home in Wisconsin has been charged with sexually assaulting h ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:22 pm
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