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...
Updated 5/20/14 On April 23, 2014, the DeKalb Police Department responded to 507 East Taylor Street in regards to a baby who was not breathing. The DeKalb Police Department and the DeKalb Fire Department responded to the scene. The baby was not breathing and did not have a pulse. The...
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 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...
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...
DeKalb County Sheriff's Office are investigating a hit and run accident that happened today, 12/5/14 around noon. Both vehicles were westbound on Rt 30 before vehicle one, which was described as a freightliner flatbed, signaled to make a right turn onto Howison Rd.. As vehicle one was slowing to...
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,...
DeKalb County State’s Attorney Richard Schmack announced today that charges have been filed against, Edgar Eduardo Mendez Pena of LaGrulla, Texas, Manuel Alejandro Alvaraz of Rio Grande City, Texas, Roger Gonzalez of Brownsville, Texas and Jesus Cepeda of Aurora, Illinois arising from a cocaine trafficking investigation by Task Force Officers assigned to...
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...
According to a Sycamore Police Department news release Lidia J. Juarez, 37, of DeKalb was found shot to death inside her car about 2:05pm in the parking lot at the Illinois Department of Human Services building located at 1629 Afton Road in the Sycamore Prairie business park. After police investigation...
Crime Stoppers is seeking information regarding a string of catalytic converter thefts in DeKalb. Sometime during the early morning hours of 6/07/16, five victims reported that the catalytic converter was cut from their vehicles. The thefts occurred at the following locations; 800 block of Edgebrook Dr., 800 block of...
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...