Man Pistol-Whipped During Robbery in Woodstock

Man Pistol-Whipped During Robbery in Woodstock

A store employee was injured when a robbery suspect pistol-whipped him during a holdup at a Woodstock convenience store today, police said. Officers are looking for two male suspects who allegedly committed the armed robbery at Sunrise Food and Liquor, 715 McHenry...

Hebron Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash on Lamb Road

A 26-year-old Hebron man was killed July 2 when his motorcycle crashed in unincorporated Woodstock. Anthony R. Para was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:54 p.m., according to a press release from the McHenry County Coroner’s Office.  Crews from Woodstock...

Wonder Lake Man Charged in Hit-and-Run

A Wonder Lake man was arrested in connection with a hit-and-run accident in unincorporated McHenry July 9 that left a pedestrian seriously injured. Alexsandro J. Tackett, 22, was charged July 9 with leaving the scene of an injury accident, a Class 4 felony; and...
Woodstock Boy, 11, Charged With Sexual Assault

Woodstock Boy, 11, Charged With Sexual Assault

An 11-year-old boy from Woodstock was arrested June 7 on multiple sexual assault charges. The boy faces two counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault of a victim under the age of 9 and two counts of criminal sexual abuse of a person under 17, according to the...
Wonder Lake Men Facing Murder Charges

Wonder Lake Men Facing Murder Charges

Two Wonder Lake men are among a group of four people charged in connection with a murder and home invasion that took place last month in unincorporated McHenry. Jared J. Fox, 25, and Byron Howard, 36, both of Wonder Lake; Charles A. Campo, 31, McHenry; and Adam...
BV Mansion Seized Following Drug Raid

BV Mansion Seized Following Drug Raid

A Bull Valley mansion was seized by authorities after a drug raid landed the homeowner in jail. David Soskin, 42, was arrested in his 17,000-square-foot home at 1001 Cherry Valley Road during the early morning hours of May 19, when police descended on the house to...
Woodstock man killed in single-vehicle crash on Lamb Road

Woodstock man killed in single-vehicle crash on Lamb Road

A one-car crash in the early morning hours of May 7 claimed the life of a Woodstock man. Crews from McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Woodstock Fire/Rescue District responded at approximately 3:42 a.m. to the scene of a single-vehicle crash that occurred in the 1500...
Two Men Charged in Wonder Lake Store Burglary

Two Men Charged in Wonder Lake Store Burglary

Two men were arrested in unincorporated Wonder Lake in connection with a burglary at a grocery store. Tim R. Cotten, 26, Shawano, Wis., and Christopher L. Martin Jr., 19, Lake Villa, each were charged with burglary, a Class 2 felony; retail theft, a Class 3 felony;...
No Injuries in Rollover Crash on Route 47

No Injuries in Rollover Crash on Route 47

A single-vehicle rollover crash involving a utility pole held traffic up on Route 47 just south of Lucas Road Feb. 21. Crews from Woodstock Fire/Rescue District, McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Lakewood Police Department responded to the scene at 6:06 p.m. One...

First Snow of Season Snags Drivers

Three car crashes, all believed to be weather-related, took place Dec. 4 with the first major snowfall of the season. At approximately 11 a.m., personnel from Woodstock Police Department, Bull Valley Police Department, Woodstock Fire/Rescue District and McHenry County...

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