DeKalb, Illinois police department news
A DeKalb man is facing charges after police say he broke into an apartment on Aspen Court and beat two women, breaking their phones and taking a bathroom door off its hinges.
Two girls, aged 11 and 12, are facing juvenile charges after an incident at Walmart in DeKalb Sunday led to seven people getting pepper sprayed by the girls, confirmed DeKalb Police Chief David Byrd.
A DeKalb man who plead guilty in 2018 to a hate crime after pulling Muslim headwear off a woman at Walmart now faces a new hate crime charge after police say he hurled racial slurs and death threats at his neighbors Saturday.
Three people are facing criminal charges after police say they attacked a man in the parking lot of Clinton Rosette Middle School, and attempted to steal his wallet.
Update: One man is hospitalized after suffering a gunshot wound to the leg following a shooting near a party where people gathered outside of the Suburban Estates apartment complex late Wednesday, police said.
No arrests or reported injuries came from an incident involving gunfire in DeKalb over the weekend, said DeKalb Police Chief David Byrd.
Four DeKalb police officers received awards on Thursday for life-saving efforts performed during a Dec. 15, 2019 incident in DeKalb and a June 1, 2021 incident in North Aurora.
A DeKalb woman is facing charges after police say she stabbed a man and provided a false report to officers, who also found a handgun in her apartment.
A DeKalb man is facing charges after police say he chased a woman with a bat, and threatened to hit her and police officers with it.
Local police and fire officials are reporting an increase in fireworks-related calls since the COVID-19 pandemic began – though it’s unclear whether the pandemic prompted the hike. DeKalb Police Chief David Byrd said the department has received about 178 fireworks related calls for 2021 so far, with about 75 of those calls coming around the Fourth of July holiday period.