McHenry County Sheriff's Office
Police say an 18-year-old driver disobeyed a stop sign causing the crash
McHenry County will have to cancel its contract with the federal government to house federal immigration detainees after federal judges decided not to extend a stay in the county's lawsuit, the County Board chairman said Thursday.
A large storage barn at a dairy farm in Ringwood was damaged in a fire Tuesday evening, the McHenry Township Fire Protection District said.
The McHenry County Jail has seen an uptick in COVID-19 cases among its detainees and officers, leading to a lockdown of the jail until further notice, a McHenry County Sheriff’s Office spokesman said.
A day many local activists have hoped for arrives Saturday when Illinois law requires McHenry County’s contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement to end and the county jail is no longer home to people in ICE custody.
McHenry County isn't facing the shortage in dispatchers some other places are, but local agencies say interest in the job is down.
The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for correctional officers.
Police reports from Harvard, Marengo, McHenry and the McHenry County Sheriff's Office.
“I think they will see the same level of success we saw once they get their programs up and running,” Woodstock's police chief said. “I’m willing to say they will wish they had them sooner.”
Police reports from the McHenry County Sheriff's Office