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Shooting In Pembroke Township Overnight Leaves One Dead

Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the area of 15400 E 4500S Rd in Pembroke Township at approximately 10:23 PM yesterday evening for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, deputies located a gunshot victim, 39-year-old, Derrick A Dansby-Draine, of Pembroke Township. Dansby-Draine was unresponsive and later pronounced deceased on scene of the incident.

“Our sincere condolences to…

Three Juveniles in Custody, One Gun Recovered After Brief Chase

Shortly after 2 PM, sheriff’s deputies located a vehicle that was reported stolen out of Chicago near N Stadium Dr and Armour Rd in Bourbonnais. Two of the three occupants in the vehicle immediately fled onfoot while the other was taken into custody in the vehicle. After a brief foot pursuit where sheriff’s deputies were assisted by the Tri-County Auto Theft Task Force, the Bourbonnais…

Reports of Gunfire Results In 5 shot, 2 dead in Pembroke Township Last Night

May 25, 2024 – Kankakee, IL – Sheriff’s deputies, along with officers from multiple neighboring agencies, responded to the area of 13100 E Central St in Pembroke Township last night at approximately 11:51 pm after several reports of gunfire in the area. Upon arrival, officers located large groups of people that were present for two parties at a nearby banquet hall that were running…

Pursuit of Stolen SUV Through Several Towns Results in Multiple Collisions, One in Custody

Shortly after 2 PM, agents from the Tri-County Auto Theft Task Force located an SUV that had been reported stolen out of University Park at a residence in Momence. Several agents were on foot approaching a residence when the stolen SUV drove towards the officers. The officers attempted to stop the vehicle and the driver of the vehicle subsequently collided with one of the agent’s vehicles…

Four Arrested in Kankakee County on Multiple Weapons Charges

February 9, 2024 – Kankakee, IL – Yesterday morning, Agents from the Illinois Department of Corrections Parole Division, KAMEG, Kankakee City Police P.O.P unit, and the Kankakee County Sheriff’s Office, conducted Parole compliance checks on four subjects at three different locations within Kankakee County.  Three adults and one juvenile were taken into custody on numerous gun charges…

Investigation Leads to an Arrest Regarding Witness Tampering & Bribery

After a lengthy investigation by the Sheriff’s Office, 37-year-old, Sharona S Mondy of Pembroke Township, IL, was arrested for Bribery (Class 2 Felony), Obstructing Justice/Induce Witness (Class 4 Felony) and the Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance (Class 4 Felony). Mondy is alleged to have offered a bribe to a witness in regards to an on-going case involving her live-in…

2024 Illinois Sheriff’s Association Scholarships

The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association announces that it will be awarding over $58,000 in college scholarships throughout the State of Illinois to students wishing to pursue higher education during the 2024-2025 academic year. The scholarships are to be applied to tuition, books, and fees only. The student must be enrolled full-time at a certified institution of higher learning within the State of…

Bus of Venezuelan’s Dropped of in Kankakee Yesterday

On the morning of December 21, 2023, at approximately 7:30 AM, law enforcement officers from the Kankakee Police Department, Kankakee County Sheriff’s Office, and Illinois State Police (Troop 5) responded to a situation at a gas station in the 3400 south block of Rt 45/52. The call pertained to a busload of migrants, numbering between 30 to 40 individuals, who had been dropped off in the gas…

Two Taken Into Custody After Crash Reveals Vehicle Was Previously Hijacked At Gunpoint In Chicago

At approximately 3:28 am this morning, sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the area of Interstate 57 just north of the 318 exit (Bourbonnais Parkway/6000N Rd) in regards to an accident.  It was reported that the vehicle came to rest in a cornfield and that two occupants had fled on foot.

A Kankakee County Sheriff’s Deputy located two subjects matching the description of those that…

Missing Person Located/Taken Into Custody On Warrant

Barry L. Brown, 47-years-old of Kankakee, who was listed as ‘Missing’ last month after fleeing from his crashed vehicle, has been located, and subsequently arrested.  Brown was arrested for an outstanding arrest warrant relating to an incident that happened moments before the crash on July 13th. 

“The search for Mr. Brown resulted in extensive and exhaustive efforts on…

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