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,...
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...
The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office has received complaints from citizens about a phone call they received stating their Debit Master Card has been locked. The voice is a recording asking to press #1 to unlock the debit card. The number that is calling is 888-503-0711. THIS IS A SCAM. If...
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 February 25, 2016, the DeKalb Police Department conducted a search warrant in the 400 block of Colonial Drive, DeKalb Illinois. The search of the residence was conducted in reference to a child pornography investigation. An officer working with the Illinois Crimes against Children (ICAC) Task Force learned that child pornography was being...
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...
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...
Crime Stoppers is seeking information reference a Residential Burglary that occurred in rural Malta, Illinois. The burglary occurred sometime over the night time hours of July 19th, 2014 at the Country Side West Apartments. Taken were two Sony Playstations, a small amount of loose jewelry, and a small metal...
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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...
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...
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The DeKalb Police Targeted Response Unit (TRU), with the assistance of the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, has been proactively investigating narcotics trafficking in our city. Many of the violent crimes committed in 2016 were directly related to or associated with illicit drug sales. These investigations led TRU in the...
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...