Armed Robbery in Woodstock Leads to High-Speed Pursuit

Armed Robbery in Woodstock Leads to High-Speed Pursuit

An armed robbery at a house on Throop Street early this morning led to a high-speed pursuit, according to the Woodstock Police Department. Police are still looking for the suspects. Officers were called to the 200 block of Throop Street at 2:52 a.m. June 28 for a...

Man Injured in Shooting on Mitchell Street

A man was injured in an early-morning shooting on Mitchell Street today, police said. Officers responded to reports of gunfire in the 1200 block of Mitchell Street at 2:18 a.m. June 24, according to a press release from the Woodstock Police Department. When they...
Cops Examining Video Evidence Related to Fatal Shooting

Cops Examining Video Evidence Related to Fatal Shooting

Police are examining video footage as part of an investigation into a fatal shooting that took place near the Woodstock Square last week. Cesar Rangel, 41, of Woodstock, was found shot around 1:15 a.m. June 16 in a public parking lot at the corner of East Calhoun 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...
Person Shot Dead in Woodstock Parking Lot

Person Shot Dead in Woodstock Parking Lot

Police are investigating a fatal shooting that took place in Woodstock early this morning. A male was found shot in a public parking lot at the corner of East Calhoun and South Jefferson streets at around 1:15 a.m., Woodstock Police Chief John Lieb said. The victim...
Man Charged in Connection With Recent Car Burglaries

Man Charged in Connection With Recent Car Burglaries

A Woodstock man has been charged with a felony in connection with a recent rash of burglaries to vehicles. Joseph L. Foat, 31, was arrested May 27 and charged with one count of burglary, a Class 2 felony. Additional charges are pending. Woodstock Police responded to...
Child Critically Injured in Bike Accident on 47

Child Critically Injured in Bike Accident on 47

A Marengo boy was critically injured when his bicycle collided with a pickup truck in Woodstock May 28. At 9:13 p.m., crews from the Woodstock Police Department and Woodstock Fire/Rescue District responded to the scene of a crash near the intersection of Irving Avenue...
Social Worker Helps WPD in Pilot Program

Social Worker Helps WPD in Pilot Program

Cases handled by Woodstock Police officers that may benefit from social services will receive a follow-up from a social worker.  The Woodstock Police Department, along with departments in Cary and Algonquin, is part of a pilot program that connects a social worker...
Police: Man Stole $3,300 Worth of Cigarettes From Store

Police: Man Stole $3,300 Worth of Cigarettes From Store

A man who police said stole vast quantities of cigarettes from a local grocery store on three separate occasions has been charged with felony theft. Sanaullah Mir, 38, whose last known address was in Addison, faces three counts of retail theft over $300, Class 3...

Prosecutors Drop DUI Charge Against Former WPD Cop

A former Woodstock Police officer arrested on a drunk-driving charge will not be prosecuted for driving under the influence of alcohol after the village of Round Lake Beach dropped the case. Michael E. Niedzwiecki, 29, of Lake Villa, was arrested in Round Lake Beach...

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