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DeKalb, Illinois
Sunday, January 21, 2018
On November 10th , 2017, at approximately 7:20 p.m., the DeKalb Police Department was notified by Kishwaukee Community Hospital staff, that a two year old child had sustained a severe brain injury under suspicious circumstances and that the child had been transferred to Lurie Hospital in Chicago. The DeKalb Police...
The Sheriff's Office announces the conclusion of a drug investigation that began Oct. 1, 2017. The investigation started Oct. 1 when two County Jail inmates, Angelica Sanders D.O.B. 1/13/88 of Sycamore and Nichole Senatre D.O.B. 6/29/84 of DeKalb, suffered medical related issues from heroin ingestion. Both inmates were transported to...
Over the past week the DeKalb Police Department has investigated the report of several pellet gun incidents. Suspects are firing pellet guns from vehicles causing property damage. Suspects are additionally firing pellets at pedestrians and have caused minor injuries to victims. The suspect vehicle in these cases vary, different...
On Thursday, October 12, 2017, at approximately 11:36 p.m., the NIU Police Department received a report that the DeKalb City Police Department is investigating an off-campus armed robbery that occurred at approximately 11:30 p.m. in the area of the 1300 block of West Lincoln Highway. The victim reported to police...
On October 8th , 2017, officers responded to the 800 block of Greenbrier Road in reference to reports of gun shots being fired. Officers located several witnesses/victims and initiated an investigation. Upon searching the area that witnesses directed officers to several spent shell casings and other items of evidence were located. It...
Crime Stoppers is seeking information into a burglary and a theft that have recently occurred. On 9/21/17, a victim reported the theft of a surveyor GPS and GPS tripod, taken from the area of Old State Rd. and Barchard Rd. Both items were taken on the same day as...
A DeKalb man has been sentenced to 60 years in prison, for the October 2015 shooting of a man on the front porch of his home on Pleasant Street. 27-year-old Christopher Gerken appeared before Judge Robbin Stuckert on Tuesday for sentencing; he was convicted in August of shooting 26-year-old Matthew...
On Friday, October 6, 2017, at approximately 2:03 p.m., DeKalb and NIU Police responded to the 800 block of Oak Street regarding an off-campus shooting. The two suspects involved are described as follows: Dark-skin male wearing all black clothing Dark-skin male wearing all black clothing possibly carrying a weapon (sword) The suspects...
UPDATE 9/15/17: On September 14th , 2017, the DeKalb County Coroner’s Office conducted the autopsy of Jeremy Jacobson. At this time, the cause of death has not been determined. Due to decomposition, further testing and analysis of the evidence is needed to determine the cause and manner of death. We will continue...
On September 12, 2017, DeKalb County Sheriff's Deputies and Investigators responded to a residence in the 6100 block of Duffy Rd. after receiving a call from the homeowner who reported that a burglary had just occurred to the residence. Police learned that while returning home, the homeowner observed a...
UPDATE: 9/13/17 18.19: On the morning of September 13th, 2017, the DeKalb Police Department assisted the Sycamore Police Department in the search for Jeremy J. Jacobson, a 47 year old male, who was reported missing to the Sycamore Police Department on September 6th, 2017. A citizen, familiar with the...
Crime Stoppers and the Sycamore Police Department are seeking information in reference to a Port-a-Potty arson that occurred between the night of Monday August 14th at 9:00pm and Tuesday morning August 15th at 8:45am at the Sycamore Rotary Park on North Cross St. in Sycamore. Anyone with information should...