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Juvenile charged in criminal damage incidents

By Melissa Mastrogiovanni | April 1, 2012

DeKalb police arrested a 15-year-old juvenile in connection with several criminal damage incidents that occurred Friday night. Thirteen incidents were reported on the south side of town on Saturday morning. The suspects used spray paint to damage cars,...

Crime Stoppers seeks info on missing person

By Melissa Mastrogiovanni | January 30, 2012

Crime Stoppers and the DeKalb Police Department are seeking information in regards to the missing person's case, Bradley P. Olsen. It's been five years since Olsen was last seen, according to a Crime Stoppers press release.According the press release,...

Crime Stoppers uses incentives to stop misdeeds

By Dave Gong | November 29, 2011

The DeKalb County Crime Stoppers division has made 971 arrests from its inception in May 1982 to Dec. 31, 2010, said Det. Jeremy Grubbs of the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office.The arrests were made based on information gained from tips received from DeKalb...

Crime Stoppers still looking for information on stolen ATV’s

By Northern Star staff | October 20, 2011

Crime Stoppers seeks information relating to the theft of two ATV's, according to a press release.The release stated the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office responded to the 14000 block of Pine Road Oct. 15. At about 4:30 a.m.. A witness observed a white Chevrolet...

Crime stoppers seeks information on ComEd substation theft

By Hailey Kurth | October 19, 2011

Crime Stoppers is looking for information regarding a theft at the ComEd substation at 3680 Somonauk Road in Sandwich. The theft occurred between Aug. 25 and 29. Access was gained through cuts in the perimeter fence and 54 sections of bare copper grounding...

Crime Stoppers seeks information on recent thefts

By Northern Star Staff | September 8, 2011

Crime Stoppers is seeking information pertaining to two thefts occurring in the DeKalb County area. Between 10:30 a.m. and 4:20 p.m. on Aug. 26, a burglary occurred in the 11000 block of Deerpath Road in Sycamore. After gaining access to the residence...

Reward offered for information about Sycamore burglaries

By Northern Star Staff | August 22, 2011

Crime stoppers is seeking information pertaining to several residential burglaries in northern Sycamore, according to a press release.The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office and Sycamore Police Department have investigated approximately 28 residential burglaries...

Crime Stoppers seeks clues in June Burglary

By Northern Star Staff | July 5, 2011

According to a press release, Crime Stoppers is seeking information about burglary at the Sycamore School District transportation offices.The release stated that two juvenile suspects on bikes broke into the offices and tampered with food items on June...

Crime Stoppers seek info about stolen boxes

By Northern Star staff | April 11, 2011

Crime Stoppers is seeking information on a residential burglary that occurred sometime between March 8 and March 20 in Sycamore. Two metal boxes were taken. One box contained old silver coins. The second box contained the victim’s passport and keys...

Crime stoppers seeks tips about a recent theft

By Northern Star Staff | March 24, 2011

Crime Stoppers is seeking information pertaining to a theft that occurred at the Kishwaukee College Caukin Building, according to a press release. The reported theft was of various tools and happened sometime after March 2. A red and black Craftsman tool...

Crime Stoppers offer reward for info on Sycamore burglary

By Meaghan Harms | March 1, 2011

Sycamore | According to a press release, Crime Stoppers is seeking information on a residential burglary. The burglary, which was reported Feb. 27, occurred in the 1500 block of South Sunflower Drive in Sycamore. Two purses and coats were taken from the...

Crime Stoppers seeks information about burglary

By Northern Star Staff | November 18, 2010

Crime Stoppers is seeking information on a residential burglary that occurred between Oct. 19 and Nov. 2. in Sycamore, according to a Crime Stoppers press release. The burglary occurred in the 1800 Block of Letha Westgate Drive, the release stated. According...