Over the past couple weeks the DeKalb Police Department has investigated several theft reports regarding packages that were stolen from the front of homes. The packages were left unattended on the porch by delivery agencies. The thefts were reported at various locations within the city. At this time the...
As a follow-up to the recent Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, the DeKalb Police Department is pleased to announce that we collected 118 pounds of medication at the Drug Take-Back Event held on Saturday, October 27th. Additionally,through the use of our drug collection drop-box in the lobby of our police department,...
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DEKALB POLICE DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASE, ISSUED AUGUST 16, 2018 Neighborhood Watch The goal of neighborhood watch is to reduce crime by educating the community, increasing reporting and improving communication among neighbors. Communication between each neighborhood and the police department is also a vital element. Residents and neighborhoods that are willing to communicate and interact...
On August 7, 2018, the DeKalb Police Department received calls of possible gun shots being fired around the 800 block of North Annie Glidden Road.  Officers from DeKalb City, DeKalb County, and Northern Illinois University immediately responded to the area.  Officers located several shell casings in a parking lot,...
On July 15th, 2018, the DeKalb Police Department received a 911 call about a shooting that occurred on Greenbrier Road.  Officers from the City of DeKalb and Northern Illinois University Police immediately responded to the area.  Officers located numerous shell casings in the area and two vehicles that were...
On 3/31/18 at around 2:57 am, the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office responded to 1305 N. Annie Glidden Rd. for report of shots fired. Upon arrival, numerous subjects were leaving the area near building #5 and Sheriff's Deputies along with DeKalb and NIU Police spoke to several subjects that may...
On March 27, 2018 at 3:32AM, the City of DeKalb and Northern Illinois University Police Departments responded to 1024 West Hillcrest Drive for a report of a person threatening another with a gun. As officers were checking the building at 1024 West Hillcrest Drive they heard a semi-automatic pistol’s...
There was a shooting this past Sunday night in the 1000 block of West Hillcrest Drive in DeKalb. Police responded to that location at about 10:30 Sunday night, after a report of shots fired in the hallway of an apartment building; multiple casings from a .45 caliber gun were...
Crime Stoppers is seeking information into two burglaries that occurred in DeKalb. On 2/16/18, the DeKalb Police Department investigated a burglary that occurred at Twins Tavern, 1028 South 4th Street, DeKalb. This burglary occurred on 2/16/18 between the hours of 2:00 am and 3:00 am. The DeKalb Police Department also...
On January 30th, at approximately 5:43pm, the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office was called to 8365 Twombly Rd. by a repossession company that was reporting the vehicle owner had pulled a shotgun on them and pointed it at them. They still removed the vehicle from the residence and were waiting...
On 12/27/17, at approximately 4:04 pm the Sycamore Police Department responded to the BP Petro Station at 1615 DeKalb Ave. for a reported armed robbery. Officers arrived and began searching the area for a white male in his late 20's to early 30's approximately 5'10 to 6' with an average...
On 11/20/17 Waterman Police assisted the DeKalb county Sheriff's Department with serving an arrest warrant on Trenton J. Kwaitek (22) of the 2300 block of Laurel Lane is Sycamore. Kwaitek, who is on the Illinois Murderer and Violent Offender Against youth Registry, was wanted on a warrant for failing...