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  • July 21 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 ...
    July 20, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Police: DeKalb man hits woman with loaded gun, shoots

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man told police he was only trying to scare a woman Saturday when he struck her in the face with a loaded handgun and fired a shot ...
    July 20, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • 2 charged in connection with crash near Genoa

    SYCAMORE – An Elgin man is charged with driving under the influence of drugs after a crash in the intersection of Baseline Road and Moose Range Road e ...
    July 16, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • After arraignment, DeKalb pastor Corey Butler due back in court in August

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Presiding Judge Robbin Stuckert told an attorney representing a DeKalb pastor facing child pornography charges to be more car ...
    July 16, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Wisconsin man pleads guilty to child sex assault

    SYCAMORE – Family members cried and held hands in court Thursday as a Wisconsin man was sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to preda ...
    July 16, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Jury finds DeKalb man guilty of child sex assault

    SYCAMORE – It took a jury a matter of hours Wednesday to find a 36-year-old DeKalb man guilty of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.
    July 15, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Sycamore man charged with domestic battery

    SYCAMORE – An 87-year-old Sycamore man faces domestic battery charges after police say he struck a woman in the face Friday.
    July 14, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • Chicago man faces child pornography, sex abuse charges

    SYCAMORE – A Chicago man was arrested on several sex abuse charges Monday after police say they found him with a 16-year-old in DeKalb.
    July 14, 2015 - 8:42 pm
  • Somonauk police seek help after rash of auto burglaries

    SOMONAUK – Somonauk police are seeking help from the public as the department investigates a rash of vehicle burglaries and criminal damage complaints ...
    July 13, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Trial begins for DeKalb man accused of sexually assaulting minor

    SYCAMORE – Jurors will be shown in a video recording court today of an interview of a girl who has said a DeKalb man sexually assaulted her in 2014.
    July 13, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • DeKalb man faces new charges after baseball bat fight

    SYCAMORE – An 18-year-old DeKalb man faces new felony charges after getting into a bat fight Thursday with another man while he was out on bond for ch ...
    July 11, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • DeKalb County Crime Stoppers seeks tips on Genoa vandalism, DeKalb fugitive

    DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help with information regarding vandalism to several local mailboxes, as well as an individual ...
    July 10, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Man charged with possession of a stolen vehicle

    SYCAMORE – Police say a Genoa man took off on foot after being seen with a truck that was reported stolen Tuesday.
    July 8, 2015 - 9:58 pm
  • Police investigate suspicious purchases

    SYCAMORE – Police arrested one person and are searching for another person who they say charged between $2,000 to $10,000 worth of merchandise each to ...
    July 8, 2015 - 9:58 pm
  • DeKalb police arrest two more in connection with fight

    SYCAMORE – Police arrested two more people Saturday in connection with a fight that took place June 30, which police have said might be gang-related.
    July 8, 2015 - 10:47 am
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