Sycamore, Illinois Police Department news
Local DeKalb County police agencies are warning residents to expect another round of loud booms Wednesday, as the Kane County Bomb Squad will be in the area again setting off explosives at a local quarry.
Update: A Sycamore man wanted in connection to an incident where he’s accused of attacking a woman at Cub and Spank's in Sycamore and fleeing with a handgun turned himself into police early Wednesday morning.
A Sycamore man is facing attempted first degree murder charges after police say he beat a woman and choked her, allegedly telling her he wanted her dead because she refused to have sex with him.
Sycamore police say a dozen cars were burglarized in the early morning hours Wednesday, and are urging residents to keep their vehicles locked overnight and remove personal items from inside.
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.
Three vehicles were reportedly stolen at the Brian Bemis dealership in Sycamore after a burglary, said police Friday. Police are also seeking the public's help in the investigation.
Three Sycamore businesses were caught selling alcohol to people younger than 21 years old in a recent alcohol compliance check, police say.
Update: Sycamore police officers say a driver involved in a vehicle crash that resulted in hours-long road closures on Coltonville Road now faces charges from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office.