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,...
Crime Stoppers is seeking information into a suspicious fire at the Sycamore High School which caused substantial damage to an office at the school. The fire was started sometime during the early hours of October 28th, 2015. Crime Stoppers is also seeking information into vandalism that occurred to a number...
On November 2, 2016 at approximately 4:30AM, DeKalb Police Officers responded to the 1600 block of East Dresser Road in reference to a fight call. The responding Officers located two residents detaining a seventeen year old juvenile. A subsequent investigation revealed that the juvenile was committing a burglary when he...
Over the past 12 hours the DeKalb Police Department has investigated the report of one robbery and one theft from person. The robbery occurred last night, at approximately 11:30PM, in the 600 block of S. 1st Street. The theft from person occurred today, at approximately 11:30AM, in the 100...
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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...
DeKalb County Police Report: 6:20PM 11/13/14 DeKalb County Sheriff's Police responded to a well-being check in the area of DeKalb Packaging (20098 Webster Rd., DeKalb) for an individual walking along the train tracks. A short time later, police learned that an individual had been struck by a train in that area....
The following narrative describes the events of January 28th, 2014 when Charlotte and Carl Lupton were attacked by Cameron Lupton (their step son and son respectively). Though they are recuperating from their injuries and survived the attack, they and their family have experienced a tragedy that is incomprehensible. At approximately...
On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014, at approximately 1:30 pm DeKalb Police received a 911 call. The caller advised he was attacked while on the walking path near the DeKalb County Health Department by a male/white subject wearing a black coat and blue jeans. The victim told responding officers that...
JOINT PRESS RELEASE DeKalb County Sheriff's Office and DeKalb County State's Attorney's Office On May 14, 2015 the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and Genoa Police responded to 31223 Madison Street, Genoa, Illinois for a domestic incident which led to the death of Jene Burno, inside the residence. That 911 call to...
On February 4th, 2016 at approximately 4:25 PM, the DeKalb Police Department responded to the 800 block of Russell Road in reference to a call of several gun shots being fired. Officers immediately responded to the area and were unable to locate a victim or a suspect. However the on-scene investigation revealed...
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...
Update: Following family notification the DeKalb Police are able to release the name of the suspect in this incident. He is Malik Henry, age 19, of DeKalb. On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 at approximately 1:30 pm DeKalb Police responded to an armed, carjacking incident located at 919 Ridge Drive. An emergency 911 call originating...