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Crime and Courts

  • Bond reduced for DeKalb woman charged with aggravated robbery

    SYCAMORE– A judge agreed Friday to reduce bond for a DeKalb woman who was arrested on charges on aggravated robbery.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Sycamore woman arrested again after police say she tried to stab son with drill

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore woman was held in DeKalb County jail without bond Tuesday after police say she tried to stab her son in the neck with a cordless ...
    April 14, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Earlville man charged with selling cocaine to police

    SYCAMORE – A 34-year-old Earlville man was being held Monday in DeKalb County Jail on $200,000 bond after police say he sold cocaine to undercover off ...
    April 13, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • False police reports land Sycamore woman in jail

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore woman was charged with disorderly conduct after making two false reports to Sycamore police in less than two hours, according to ...
    April 8, 2015 - 3:42 pm
  • DeKalb man faces drug charges after police search home

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man who police said tried to scatter a bag of cocaine to the wind while they were arresting him has been released on $5,000 bail.
    April 8, 2015 - 3:45 pm
  • DeKalb man faces cyberstalking charge for threatening NIU student

    SYCAMORE – A 24-year-old DeKalb man faces charges of cyberstalking for allegedly threatening to rape a Northern Illinois University student he met thr ...
    April 6, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Sycamore hit-and-run suspect surrenders

    SYCAMORE – A man wanted in connection with a hit-and-run that left a Cortland man in critical condition has turned himself in, Sycamore police said Mo ...
    April 6, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • After chase, police nab fleeing motorcyclist

    DeKALB – A Rockford man was arrested Thursday night after he tried to elude police.Curtis J. Barrett ...
    April 3, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Police: Sycamore woman stabbed boyfriend with screwdriver

    SYCAMORE – A pregnant Sycamore woman remained in DeKalb County Jail on Friday after police said she stabbed her boyfriend with a screwdriver during an ...
    April 3, 2015 - 4:27 pm
  • Sycamore police seek Rochelle man suspected in hit-and-run

    SYCAMORE – Police are asking for help in locating Justin M. Dueringer, a 27-year-old Rochelle man who they say critically injured a Cortland man by hi ...
    March 31, 2015 - 6:35 pm
  • Joliet teens arrested and charged with child pornography

    JOLIET — Joliet police arrested four Joliet Central High School students and charged them with child pornography after authorities said they posted on ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Scammers pose as DeKalb police in phone shakedown

    DeKALB – Police are warning residents about a shakedown phone scam where the perpetrator is posing as a DeKalb police officer.
    March 25, 2015 - 11:42 pm
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