One Person Injured in Shooting

January 22, 2020‐ Kankakee, IL‐ Yesterday evening at approximately 9:30 pm, the Kankakee County Sheriff’s Office received a call of two subjects with guns at the SS Friendly Mart (2727 South 13000 East Road) in Pembroke Township. When Officers arrived they located what appeared to be evidence of a shooting that had occurred in the parking lot. The crime scene was secured and Detectives…

Man with Gun Arrested After Attempting to Flee

January 14, 2020 – Kankakee, IL – Yesterday afternoon, a Sheriff’s Deputy was advised of a person smoking narcotics in the bathroom of the River Valley Metro Transit Authority Terminal (1137 E 5000N Rd., Bourbonnais, IL). Upon entering the bathroom,
the Deputy, who is assigned as a River Valley Metro Transit Police Officer, encountered 30 year‐old Jerome L Simms.

Upon being…

Kankakee County Sheriff’s Merit Commission Meeting Agenda

Date:          December 18, 2019

Time:          10 AM

Location:   Kankakee County Sheriff’s Office

Call Meeting to order

Roll Call

Approve minutes

New Business:

1. Starting process and time line for
new hire list.

2. Old business.

3. Adjournment.

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Arrest Made in Deadly Hit & Run Accident

October 15, 2019 – Kankakee, IL – At approximately 12:01 p.m. yesterday afternoon, sheriff’s deputies and other emergency personnel were called to a vehicle versus pedestrian accident near 1800 W 2000S Rd in rural Kankakee.  Upon arrival to the scene, deputies determined that the vehicle that had struck the pedestrian had fled the scene.  Witnesses observed the vehicle traveling…

Shooting Victim in Rural Pembroke Township

April 15, 2019 – Kankakee, IL – Sheriff’s deputies responded to a local hospital on Sunday afternoon at approximately 3:25 pm after a subject reported that he had been struck by gunfire at the SS Friendly Market (2727 S 13000E Rd., Pembroke Township, IL).

The shooting victim claimed to have been exiting the establishment when he heard gunfire and was, subsequently, struck in the left…

St. Anne Man Arrested for Multiple Sex-Related Offenses

March 22, 2019 – Kankakee, IL – Sheriff’s detectives arrested 36 year‐old, Andrew S. Kemp, of rural St. Anne, IL, on Wednesday for multiple counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault, Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse and Criminal Sexual Assault/Force. Kemp was arraigned earlier this morning in front of the Honorable Judge Elliot and given a $750,000 bond. His next scheduled court…

Arrest Made in Friday Morning’s Bank Robbery in St. Anne

March 22, 2019 – Kankakee, IL – Law enforcement officers responded to the National Bank of St. Anne (158 W. Station St, St. Anne, IL) at approximately 9:30 am this morning in regards to a bank robbery. The subject, who is believed to have acted alone, fled the scene in a silver‐colored Honda Civic with an undisclosed amount of money. After receiving multiple tips regarding the subject’s…

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…

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