Stories about local crime
A DeKalb man facing ongoing hate crime charges related to a 2019 stabbing incident at Hopkins Park now is charged with burglary after a Monday arrest, although the incidents do not appear to be related in any manner.
A DeKalb man is facing charges after police say he allegedly shot a teenager from Aurora in the leg in the parking lot of an apartment building in the 1100 West Lincoln Highway during an incident last week.
It’s a case that since 2016 has been highlighted as an example of the realities of domestic violence: Moss, with no criminal history and named as a victim in previous domestic battery cases where Brown was charged, and Brown, strangled days later after being ordered by a judge to have no further contact with Moss.
During his virtual bond hearing Monday, Coleman was granted a $5,000 recognizance bond by DeKalb County Circuit Court Judge Phillip Montgomery. That means Coleman could be released from jail on his signature if he complies with Montgomery’s stipulations on the bond, including that he be held on an electronic home monitoring ankle bracelet device at his residence and that he have no contact with any alleged victims.
An arrest has been made following a Saturday incident where police say a Sycamore man drove to multiple homes and the police station in DeKalb, threatened the inhabitants verbally, lead police cars on a chase around town, and said he’d shoot them or himself.
A Chicago man was denied bail as he faces murder charges related to a fatal drive-by shooting over the summer.