A 10-year-old boy who was a fourth-grader at Tyler Elementary School in DeKalb has died after being shot Saturday afternoon in South Harvey, IL. Ezra Hill Jr., who is also known as "E.J." was in a vehicle with his father in the 14600 block of Des Plaines Street in South...
It is being reported in multiple news outlets that a male body was found in a ditch in Genoa, IL around 11:00 a.m. this morning. The body was located between Dollar General and Country View Apartments, along Route 72. Preliminary reports are that Genoa Police do not believe there is...
On 4/18/15 a resident from Fairdale reported to the Sheriffs Department that a Richard Burtch, DOB 4/21/70, from Stillman Valley, had been seen several times, loading his vehicle with donated items for the victims of the tornado. A deputy spoke with Mr. Burtch and Mr. Burtch unloaded a stroller...
Stacia Hollinshead, 30, of Sycamore, IL was shot and killed in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin on Saturday, March 23, 2019. Hollinshead served as a prosecutor for the DeKalb County State's Attorney's Office. The alleged shooter is Ulisses W. Medina Espinosa, Hollinshead's ex-husband. He is in custody at the Dodge County (WI) Detention...
On March 21, 2017, the DeKalb’s Police Department executed search warrants at 131 South 7th Street and at 131 ½ South 7th Street in DeKalb. The search warrants were issued after several months of investigating the illegal sale of narcotics at this location. The search of the residences resulted in...
The DeKalb County Health Department, in conjunction with the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department, and State's Attorney's Office are investigating a situation involving the Wyngate Animal Clinic, located on Maple Park Road, within DeKalb County. On Saturday, July 29th at approximately 2:45pm the Sheriff's office received a report of an unsecured...
On Thursday, October 6th, 2016 at 10:29 pm, the DeKalb Police Department responded to a multi-unit apartment complex at 810 Kimberly Drive regarding a person being shot. Several 911 calls were received reporting a shooting in the parking lot of the apartment complex. DeKalb and Northern Illinois University Police responded to the...
On Monday, November 13th , 2017 at approximately 12:30 p.m., the DeKalb Police Department responded to Wal-Mart, located in the 2300 block of Sycamore Road, regarding a person having been battered. Upon arriving at the scene, Officers spoke with the victim who relayed that while shopping, a male subject...
The DeKalb Police Department’s Targeted Response Unit was contacted by the Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection to advise that they interdicted four packages at JFK Airport in New York, New York that contained approximately 3,500 suspected MDMA tablets. The four packages were to be delivered to Keyon Bell,...
On February 21st, 2016, the DeKalb Police Department, which was assisted by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, Northern Illinois University Police Department, Sycamore Police Department and the DeKalb County States Attorney’s Office, concluded numerous drug related investigations that resulted in twenty nine arrest warrants being issued. This collaborative effort between the agencies resulted...
Mike Marquardt
Former DeKalb Alderman, Michael Marquardt, is officially facing criminal charges for forgery and theft from his former employer, Kishwaukee Country Club. As first reported by DeKalb County Online, after the City of DeKalb announced Marquardt's resignation as 3rd Ward Alderman on December 6, 2018, it became known that he had...
On January 30, 2016 at approximately 3:24AM, the DeKalb Police Department and the Northern Illinois University Police Department responded to the 1000 block of Ridge Drive in reference to a fight call. As officers were responding to the scene, it was reported that several shots were being fired. Upon the officer’s arrival to...