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Crime and police

Woman illegally passes bus while under the influence, and more

The following items were taken from Crystal Lake Police Department records on April 30. DUI A 41-year-old Bloomingdale man was charged on April 21 with … Read more ›

Man caught dumping material on roadway, and more

The following items were taken from Crystal Lake Police Department records on April 23. Depositing material on roadway A 44-year-old man, of the 7600 block … Read more ›

Kenneth Smith, 35, was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder for the third time in the March 6, 2001 death of Raul Briseno, 34, seen here the summer before he was murdered on a family vacation in Acapulco. (Photo provided by the Briseno family)

67-year sentence — again — for 2001 Burrito Express slaying

For the third time since the 2001 slaying of a McHenry restaurant owner, a former Park City man has been sentenced to 67 years in … Read more ›

Residents caught with counterfeit bills

Two Crystal Lake residents have been arrested for allegedly using counterfeit money to purchase drugs. Ryan Young and Nicholas Cheney, both 18 and of the … Read more ›

Judge rules against appointing special prosecutor to investigate McHenry County sheriff

A judge ruled Wednesday that he will not appoint a special prosecutor to investigate McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren. McHenry County Associate Judge Thomas Meyer … Read more ›

Dale Hojnacki

Police officer accused of stealing from department

A longtime far northwest suburban police officer stands accused of stealing money from the department he worked for. Dale Hojnacki, 35, has been charged with … Read more ›

Teen charged with disorderly conduct, and more

The following items were taken from Crystal Lake Police Department records on April 16. Disorderly conduct A 16-year-old juvenile was charged with disorderly conduct March … Read more ›

Teens caught with cannabis, and more

The following items were taken from Crystal Lake Police Department records on April 9. Unlawful possession of cannabis A 15-year-old juvenile was charged with unlawful … Read more ›

Huntley Trustee Nick Hanson has been charged with misdemeanor criminal trespass and harassment through electronic communication. (Lawerence Synett/Tribune)

Huntley trustee faces misdemeanor charges

Ongoing personal issues between two former friends have led to misdemeanor charges against a far northwest suburban trustee serving his first term in office. Huntley … Read more ›

Teens charged with forgery, and more

The following items were taken from Crystal Lake Police records on April 2. Forgery Two 15-year-old juveniles were charged with forgery March 25. Outstanding warrant … Read more ›