Note: all individuals listed as arrested or charged with a crime in this press release are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Police released the following reports this week:
Political Sign Stolen
A theft of a political sign was reported at the intersection of Algonquin and Haligus Roads on Feb. 4, police said.
Leon E. Tripp, 60, of 621 James Ct., Marengo, was arrested Feb. 4 for driving under the influence, driving under the influence with a blood alcohol level over .08, no tail lights and failure to signal, police said. Trip posted post and was released with a McHenry County court date.
Disorderly Conduct Arrest
Michael J. Piszczek, 19, of 181 Ferryville Drive, Lake in the Hills was charged with two counts of disorderly conduct for incidents that occurred on Feb. 1 and 5, reports stated. He posted pond.
Library Reports Criminal Damage
Two males set off fireworks inside the Huntley Area Public Library on Feb. 5, police said. The fireworks went off near the movie section.
Domestic Battery Charges
Willard W. Bickford, 85, of 12761 Golf View Drive, Huntley, was arrested for two counts of domestic battery on Feb. 6, police said. He was transported to Kane County jail.
Theft at Huntley High
A student told police her cell phone was stolen from her back pocket at Huntley High School, 13719 Harmony Road on Feb. 6, reports stated.
Teen Arrested on DUI Charge
A 17-year-old boy from Algonquin was arrested for driving under the influence and disregarding a stop sign on Feb. 8, reports stated. The juvenile posted bond and was released to his mother with a McHenry County court date of March 11.