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Burglary Suspects Nabbed in Elwood

Kankakee, IL- Late Tuesday evening (09/01/15) Kankakee County Sheriff’s Police, working in conjunction with investigators from Will and Livingston County Sheriff’s Police, detained two men suspected in numerous burglaries in the three counties.  The two men were arrested by Will County Sheriff’s Department and subsequent investigation has implicated them in burglaries in Kankakee, Will,…

Additional Information on Recent Burglary Rash

Kankakee, IL – Sheriff’s Deputies continue to follow-up on tips and information regarding the recent burglary rash in the south and western portions of Kankakee County.  As attention on the recent crime spree increases, Sheriff’s Investigators have observed a multitude of rumors circulating on the Internet, more specifically social media and want to dispel any reports without merit that…

Rural Residents Need To Use Caution

Kankakee, IL – Kankakee County Sheriff Tim Bukowski warns area residents to use caution after several vigilante-like activities were reported.  As tension over the recent burglary rash rises, many residents in the southwestern portions of Kankakee County have taken it upon themselves to begin patrolling the area looking for those responsible.  While the Sheriff’s Office continues to…

Additional Information Regarding Rural Burglaries

Kankakee, IL- Since the Kankakee County Sheriff’s Office posted their most recent Press Release in reference to the rural Burglaries (predominately occurring in the south western portions of Kankakee County), sheriff’s deputies have responded to several other burglary-type related calls in the area (including 8 calls within one hour yesterday afternoon that were either related to suspicious…

Rural Burglaries Surge During Daytime Hours

Kankakee, IL – Kankakee County Sheriff Tim Bukowski warns area residents of a potential burglary ring that has been occurring over the last several weeks.  While detectives continue to investigate the burglaries, there are some obvious similarities that lead law enforcement to believe that most are inter-related.  In the last ten days alone, the Kankakee County Sheriff’s Deputies hav…

Shots Fired Again in Pembroke

Kankakee, IL‐ In less than twenty‐nine hours Sheriff’s Deputies have responded to two shooting incidents in Pembroke Township. The most recent call occurred on August 10, 2015 at 11:33pm. In that incident, an unknown person or persons fired at least 10 rifle rounds into an occupied residence in the 3500 block of South Main Street in Pembroke Township. None of the residents were injured…

Auto Theft Agents announce arrest of cargo thief

Kankakee, IL- Sheriff’s Investigators announced the arrest of 43 year-old Momence resident Travis J Griggs earlier this morning.  Griggs was arrested and booked on a fifty thousand dollar bond warrant for 2 counts of Felony Theft ($10,000 – $100,000).  Tri County Auto-Theft (TCAT) agents, along with the Kankakee County Sheriff’s Police, began the investigation in 2014 after a warehouse in…

Rex Frank sentenced to 45 years

REX FRANK SENTENCED TO 45 YEARS FOR SUN RIVER TERRACE MURDER LAST JULY
Kankakee, IL- 22 year-old Rex L Frank, of Sun River Terrace, was sentenced to 45 years (to be served in its entirety) in the Illinois Department of Corrections earlier this morning in a Kankakee County Courtroom. Frank, who has been in custody at the Jerome Combs Detention Center since his arrest on July 11th of 2014,…

Kankakee River Closure (Opened 7/21/15)

Per the Illinois Department of Conservation, the Kankakee River is reopened.

UPDATE: (7/21/15) The Kankakee River…

Securus Outages over the Weekend

June 2, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DALLAS, TX June 2, 2015/PRNewswire/ — Securus Technologies, a leading provider of civil and criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, corrections and monitoring, announced details of a service outage on Friday, May 29, 2015.

On Friday morning, May 29, 2015 – the Dallas, Texas area endured another significant…

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