Over the past few weeks the DeKalb Police Department has investigated several theft reports regarding packages that were stolen from the front of homes. The packages were left unattended on the porch by various delivery agencies. The thefts occurred on the east side of DeKalb. At this time the...
Updated 12/21/14 12:57pm: A two-vehicle crash claims one life in Sandwich, Il. Saturday morning, December 20th, 2014. The incident happened just before noon in Sandwich.  DeKalb County investigators say a Honda Civic was driving east on Pratt Road and stopped at a stop sign.  It then entered the intersection of...
On March 27, 2018 at 3:32AM, the City of DeKalb and Northern Illinois University Police Departments responded to 1024 West Hillcrest Drive for a report of a person threatening another with a gun. As officers were checking the building at 1024 West Hillcrest Drive they heard a semi-automatic pistol’s...
On January 30, 2016, the DeKalb Police Department took a report of a child that was sexually assaulted. The child was interviewed by a child forensic interviewer on February 2, 2016. The child disclosed that he/she was made to perform sexual acts on the suspect, Robert Childress. Robert Childress is the brother...
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...
At approximately 1:48 this morning (2/8/16) inmate Brandon A. Washington, 28, of Rochelle, Illinois became sick in his cell at the DeKalb County Jail. Deputies responded to the area upon hearing banging on cell bars by other inmates. Upon removing Mr. Washington from his cell he became unresponsive with labored...
On February 25th, 2016, at approximately 3:40 PM, the DeKalb Police Department responded to the 1000 block of Pleasant Street in reference to a call of several gun shots being fired. Officers immediately responded to the area and located two victims with gunshot wounds. The victims were transported to Kishwaukee Community Hospital....
Crime Stoppers is seeking information in connection to the theft of tires from DeKalb /Sycamore Chevrolet dealership. On 2/25/15, the Sycamore Police Department took a report from the dealership who reported that two vehicles had tires removed from 2015 Chevy trucks. A similar incident occurred the day before in...
DeKalb Police Department Press Release 8/5/14 On 08-02-2014, DeKalb Police responded to a complaint of Illegal Dumping. Multiple garbage bags were illegally dumped into the dumpster of a multiunit building. DeKalb Police determined the garbage bags contained the remnants of a cannabis grow operation. Through investigation, DeKalb Police determined the...
Andrew Minor
On May 5th, 2015, Andrew Minor was reported missing from DeKalb by his roommate. Mr. Minor is a Northern Illinois University student and has not been seen or heard from by friends and family since May 5th, 2015 at 9:15am. Anyone with information to his whereabouts are asked to contact...
The DeKalb Police Department is looking for your help to locate Rodrick D. Smith. Rodrick is 25 years of age, from Berkeley, Illinois and is currently wanted in reference to two separate violent incidents that occurred in DeKalb. On February 24th, 2019, DeKalb Police investigated a domestic dispute which occurred...
Update 7/25/17 7:10am During the on-scene investigation of the armed robbery, Sycamore Police gathered suspect and vehicle descriptions and issued a radio broadcast on the Illinois State Police Emergency Radio Network to surrounding law enforcement agencies. At approximately 1:15 am Sycamore Police learned the Elmhurst Police Department spotted a vehicle...