The McHenry County Coroner announcing today, (Friday, April 18) that her office is investigating the death of a 15-year-old male from Crystal Lake. Dr. Anne Majewski says the teen was rescued from a pond behind a home in the 6100 block of Haligus Road in Crystal Lake by Crystal Lake Fire and Rescue dive teams. The young man was taken to nearby Centegra Woodstock Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. An autopsy will be performed. The McHenry County Sheriff's Police are also investigating. The minor's name will not be released at this time.
The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office have arrested three people involved in a cannabis trafficking ring. On April 7, 2014 members of the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Task Force (which includes the Lake-in-the-Hills Police Department), Lake County Metropolitan Enforcement Group, and Union Police Department investigated a report of suspicious packages delivered to an address in the 6300 block of Main Street, Union.
During the course of the investigation, Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Detectives searched the residence and seized approximately four pounds of high grade cannabis, packaging material, and a scale. Lake County MEG Agents assisted and searched a residence located in the 400 block of East Lake Shore Drive, Barrington, and seized an additional two pounds of high grade cannabis. Sheriff's Police say on April 8, 2014 Linda and Stephan Rednez were charged with unlawful possession of cannabis. An arrest warrant for Larry A. Thompson was served on April 15, 2014. The Sheriff’s Office estimates the street value of the cannabis seized during the investigation to be approximately $27,000.00.
The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office encourages residents to call (815)338-2144 and report illegal drug activity in their community.