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 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...
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 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...
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...
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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...
Updated 7:51pm 5/15/14 The DeKalb Police Department conducted multiple investigations into the sale of controlled substances, including cocaine and crack cocaine, in the DeKalb area. Several of these investigations lasted several months. DeKalb Police were assisted by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, Northern Illinois University Police Department, Sycamore Police Department,...
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 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...
On March 12, 2015, the DeKalb Police Department was notified that a teacher’s aide at Huntley Middle School, in DeKalb, had inappropriately touched two separate students. The minor victims are under the age of thirteen years old and attended the early childhood program at Huntley Middle School. A witness...
The DeKalb Police Department has been investigating several burglaries and criminal damages/defacements that have occurred to several of the grade schools. The first criminal damage was reported on April 11, 2014 at the concession building located at 1514 S. Fourth Street, Huntley School. Since April 11, 2014, Lincoln School,...
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...