Arrest Made in September Homicide at Fairview Motel

March 8, 2019 – Kankakee, IL – An additional bond has been set at $750,000 for 33 year‐old, Emanuel D Burns (Pembroke Township), in the murder of Jamie L Jones (35, Kankakee) last September. Burns, who has been incarcerated at the Jerome Combs Detention Center since the day of the Homicide, was previously arrested for Attempted Murder, Aggravated Battery (Discharge of a Firearm) and…

Pembroke Township Murder Victim Identified

March 7, 2019 – Kankakee, IL – Sheriff’s investigators have identified the victim in yesterday morning’s homicide in rural Pembroke Township. Anthony L Dabney, 36 years‐of‐age, from Pembroke Township, was located on the side of the road in the 3500 block of South Main Street in the early morning hours yesterday morning.

Dabney, who was pronounced dead on the scene by Coroner Bob…

Body Located in Rural Pembroke Township

March 6, 2019 – Kankakee, IL – Sheriff’s deputies and investigators are on scene of death investigation in rural Pembroke Township. At approximately 6:34 am this morning, Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched and responded to an unresponsive person that was located along the roadway in the 3500 block of South Main Street in Pembroke Township.

Upon arrival, emergency personnel located…

Usmani Taken Into Custody in Chicago

January 19, 2019 – Kankakee, IL – The
search for a missing inmate that was inadvertently released from the Jerome
Combs Detention Center yesterday evening has ended.  At approximately 4:45
pm, Anees Ahmed Usmani (41, from Chicago) was taken into custody without
incident by Deputy U.S. Marshals and FBI Agents in the Lincolnwood
neighborhood.  Usmani, who was being held in…

Search Underway for Inmate Released Accidentally

January 19, 2019 – Kankakee, IL – Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies are searching for an inmate that was inadvertently released from the Jerome Combs Detention Center yesterday evening. At approximately 4:30 pm yesterday afternoon, 41 year-old Anees Ahmed Usmani was discharged in place of another inmate by mistake. Usmani, who is being held in Kankakee for the US…

Pembroke Man Sentenced to 71 Months in Federal Prison

January 11, 2019 – Kankakee, IL – Pembroke Township
resident, Dennis Hogan (32 years of age) was sentenced to 71 months in federal
prison earlier today by the Honorable Judge Shadid.  Hogan pled guilty on
August 30th in a 2017 case where he fired a semi-automatic rifle in the
direction of another person at the Pembroke Citgo station.  Hogan received
sentencing enhancements for…

Sheriff’s Deputies Take Three Burglary Suspects Into Custody After They’re Caught In The Act

December 10, 2018 – Kankakee, IL – Live, video surveillance of a local business resulted in the apprehension of three burglary suspects early yesterday morning. At approximately 2:48 am, sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a burglary in progress at a business in the 400 block of North Oak Street in Chebanse after the business owner received a notification on his phone and observed…

Sheriff’s Investigators Arrest Mom/Boyfriend In Yesterday’s Homicide Death Of 1 Year-Old Child

November 27, 2018 – Kankakee, IL – On Monday (November 26th) at approximately 6:31 a.m., sheriff’s deputies were dispatched and responded to the Fairview Motel (2745 S Rt. 45/52, Kankakee, IL) in regards to an unresponsive 1 year-old child.  Shortly after arrival, the child, Keon B. Brown, was pronounced deceased.  It was later determined through an autopsy, that t…

Sheriff’s Investigators Requesting Anyone Interested To Register Their Surveillance Cameras

October 26, 2018 – KANKAKEE, IL – As a result of the unprecedented and ever-growing numbers of residential and commercial structures equipped with surveillance systems, the Kankakee County Sheriff’s Office has begun asking anyone willing to register their address on the Sheriff’s “On Watch Program”.  The program has been established in hopes of assisting investigators whenever a…

Sheriff’s Office Seeking Applicants for Deputy Sheriff

October 10, 2018 – Kankakee, IL – The Kankakee County Sheriff’s Office Merit Commission is accepting applications for the position of deputy sheriff. All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements established by the County of Kankakee:

U.S. citizenship;
No felony convictions;
Valid state-issued driver’s license;
Must be at least 20 years of age at the time of…

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