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Edition of Jan. 25-31

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Woodstock Police Department

Charges are only accusations of crimes, and defendants are presumed innocent until proved guilty.

  • Jesus A. Hernandez-Garcia, 22, McHenry, was arrested Jan. 11 in the 100 block of South Eastwood Drive on charges of expired registration, driving while license suspended, and possession of cannabis (driver). Released after posting 10 percent of $1,500 bond. Court date Feb. 16.
  • Jesus Cortez, 32, Woodstock, was arrested Jan. 12 in the 1900 block of Sheila Street on charges of grooming and indecent solicitation of child/internet. Taken to jail. Bond and court date to be set.
  • Felipe E. Wahlstedt, 30, Huntley, was arrested Jan. 13 in the first block of Church Street on charges of failure to signal when required, driving while license suspended, and driving an uninsured motor vehicle. Released after posting 10 percent of $2,500 bond. Court date March 16.
  • Mathew M. Phemister, 32, Woodstock, was arrested Jan. 15 in the 200 block of Grove Street on charges of disregarding a stop sign, failure to signal when required (two counts), driving under the influence, obstructing justice/destroying evidence. Taken to jail. Bond to be set. Court date March 16.
  • Carlos A. Velazquez Hernandez, 18, Chicago, was arrested Jan. 16 at Washington and Main streets on charges of disregarding a stop sign, no valid driver’s license, and driving an uninsured motor vehicle. Bond $2,500. Released on own recognizance. Court date Feb. 23.
  • Ivan G. Gonzalez, 31, Woodstock, was arrested Jan. 17 in the 900 block of North Seminary Avenue on charges of criminal sexual abuse by force (four counts) and unlawful restraint. Held on $50,000 bond. Court date to be set.
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McHenry County Sheriff

Charges are only accusations of crimes, and defendants are presumed innocent until proved guilty.

  • Thomas J. Smith, 24, Woodstock, was arrested Jan. 6 on charges of burglary, criminal damage to property of less than $500, and theft less than $500.
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Woodstock Fire/Rescue

EMS Runs: 72

Fire Runs for Jan. 12-18

  • Structure fire: 2
  • Vehicle fire: 1
  • Chemical release/toxic condition: 1
  • Electrical wiring/equipment problem: 2
  • Smoke/odor problem: 2
  • Public service assistance: 11
  • Dispatched/canceled en route: 1
  • False alarm/call: 2
  • Unintentional system/detector: 3

Total: 97

Contact Info

656 Lake Avenue

24 Hour Emergency Dial 911

24 Hour Non-Emergency (815) 338-2131

Woodstock Fire/Rescue District
P.O. Box 423
435 East Judd Street
Woodstock, IL 60098


Phone: (815) 338-2621
Fax: (815) 334-2010
Email: info@wfrd.org

Ambulance Billing Questions:
Phone: (630) 530-2988

McHenry County Sheriff’s Office
2200 N. Seminary Ave.
Woodstock, IL 60098


Phone: 815-338-2144

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