On March 21, 2017, the DeKalb’s Police Department executed search warrants at 131 South 7th Street and at 131 ½ South 7th Street in DeKalb. The search warrants were issued after several months of investigating the illegal sale of narcotics at this location. The search of the residences resulted in...
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...
CRIME STOPPERS “CRIME OF THE WEEK” FOR RELEASE THE WEEK OF February 3, 2014 Crime Stoppers is seeking information regarding the Bradley Olsen, missing person investigation. He was last seen at the former Bar One on West Lincoln Hwy. (Now Molly's Eatery and Drinkery) DeKalb, on 01/19/07. Olsen was trying to find a...
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...
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...
Mike Marquardt
Former DeKalb Alderman, Michael Marquardt, is officially facing criminal charges for forgery and theft from his former employer, Kishwaukee Country Club. As first reported by DeKalb County Online, after the City of DeKalb announced Marquardt's resignation as 3rd Ward Alderman on December 6, 2018, it became known that he had...
On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017, at approximately 2:00 p.m., the DeKalb Police Department received a 911 call of a subject armed with a handgun at an apartment located in the 800 block of Edgebrook Dr. The victim told officers he invited a suspect into his apartment. Upon coming inside,...
DeKalb County Deputies were preparing inmates to be shipped to another county for housing due to jail overcrowding at 2:30pm on Tuesday, 2/21/17. Inmate Levon Ozier, D.O.B. 4/3/94 from DeKalb, was refusing to be transported. To impede deputies from transporting him, Ozier removed all of his clothes and covered...
Over the past week the DeKalb Police Department has investigated the report of several pellet gun incidents. Suspects are firing pellet guns from vehicles causing property damage. Suspects are additionally firing pellets at pedestrians and have caused minor injuries to victims. The suspect vehicle in these cases vary, different...
A 10-year-old boy who was a fourth-grader at Tyler Elementary School in DeKalb has died after being shot Saturday afternoon in South Harvey, IL. Ezra Hill Jr., who is also known as "E.J." was in a vehicle with his father in the 14600 block of Des Plaines Street in South...
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,...
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,...