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Crime and Courts

  • Man faces criminal charges for impersonating EMS worker at Sandwich Fair

    SANDWICH – A Yorkville man previously convicted of falsely impersonating a police officer faces criminal charges for impersonating an emergency manage ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • Sycamore arson suspect held on $300K bond

    SYCAMORE – A man charged with arson in connection with five dumpster fires in the area told police that he’s an alcoholic and that he set the fires as ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Ex-Sycamore man gets lighter sentencing for 2001 kidnapping, rape

    SYCAMORE – A former Sycamore man convicted in 2002 of kidnapping and raping a Northern Illinois University student at gunpoint is seeking an even ligh ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • DeKalb police look into robbery at credit union

    DeKALB – A masked man armed with a gun robbed a credit union Friday in DeKalb about an hour before it was to close for the day.
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • Sycamore man faces drug charges after police search home

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore man faces felony drug charges after a police search of his home turned up marijuana, psychedelic mushrooms and equipment for mak ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • 2-time DUI offender sentenced to work release fails to report to jail

    SYCAMORE – Prosecutors are seeking to revoke the probation of a South Elgin man twice convicted of drunken-driving offenses, including a 2010 crash th ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Two charged with pointing gun at people during altercation

    DeKALB – Two brothers face felony charges for allegedly pointing guns at several people, including a 2-year-old, during an altercation in DeKalb early ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Sept. 7 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 ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • Sept. 5 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 ...
    Sept. 5, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Sheriff: Sycamore killings happened almost 24 hours before report

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore mother and son who were found dead in their home were killed sometime between 7:45 p.m. and midnight on Sunday, Aug. 14, almos ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 1:56 pm
  • No link is suspected between missing woman and Sycamore murders

    Illinois State Police investigating the disappearance of a Bureau County woman earlier this week announced they had found her vehicle.
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • NIU wrestler suspended after sex abuse arrest

    DeKALB – A Northern Illinois University wrestler arrested this week on charges of criminal sex abuse and aggravated unlawful restraint has been suspen ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Conference set for 3 arrested in connection with NIU student’s 2015 death

    SYCAMORE – Lawyers for three men charged with selling LSD to a Northern Illinois University student who later fell to his death from a dormitory windo ...
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kingston man receives probation for trying to frame wife with drugs

    SYCAMORE – A Kingston man who paid others to plant drugs and a handgun in his estranged wife’s SUVin 2014 was sentenced Wednesday to three years of pr ...
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • After 6th DUI, Sandwich man sentenced to 4 years in prison

    SYCAMORE – A Sandwich man has been sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty to a reduced charge for having multiple convictions for dri ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 10:31 pm
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