Regional Police Report: Man Charged In Deadly Street Race and More
The following is a selection of police-related items reported in area Patches recently. When arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
McHenry County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Woodstock man in connection with a fatal traffic crash that killed two 16-year-old boys on July 1.
Dan L. Huber is charged with failure to report a traffic crash, a Class 1 felony and aggravated street racing, a Class 4 felony, according to a sheriff’s department release. His bond was set at $100,000.
The initial investigation revealed that a 2010 Hyundai Elantra was traveling westbound on David Road, in unincorporated Woodstock, when it left the roadway, the release stated. Alec J. Kaiser and Jacob S. Norys were killed in the single car accident.
An Algonquin man has been charged in federal court with two counts of transporting child pornography via the Internet and one count of possessing child pornography that crossed state lines.
John Carlson, 37, could face up to 10 years in prison, three years of supervised released and a fine of up to $250,000 on each count if convicted, according to a Federal Bureau of Investigation press release.
Ariel M. Lizama, 42, of Park City was arrested for residential burglary by Lake Forest Police August 3 as the result of an investigation arising out of an incident in a private Lake Forest Home July 3, according to Lake Forest Police Chief Jim Held.
Lizama was a long term housekeeper in the home who had been taking jewelry and other items over a period of time, according to Held. After the death of one of the residents, a jewelry appraiser discovered there was less jewelry than the last time an appraisal was conducted.
“We contacted the pawn shops and confronted the woman,” Held said. Some of the jewelry was found in area pawn shops, according to Held. “That made our case.”
The Des Plaines man arrested for cruelty after witnesses reported seeing him punching a small dog in front of his residence on June 7 was sentenced to 30 months in prison on Thursday, the Daily Herald reported. James Robert Wesolaski, 51, was also prohibited from owning animals for 20 years by the court.
The dog Wesolaski hit, according to the police report, a nine-year-old Lhasa Apso named Teddy, and two other small dogs at the residence were taken into custody by police. All three dogs have been offered for adoption through a nonprofit rescue organization that specializes in small dogs, Chris’ Rescue Angels, based in Missouri.
One of the dogs, a Yorkshire Terrier named Oliver, has been adopted, said Pam Toppel, a local board member for the small, national nonprofit organization. An adoption applicant has expressed interest in one or both of the other dogs, but nothing has been finalized yet, she said.
Two Palatine men were arrested Monday by McHenry County police after they attempted to meet an undercover officer posing as 16-year-old girl on a social networking site.
Thomas P. Corbin, 54, and Rick J. Corbin, 47, both of the 500 block of North Quentin Road, were charged with solicitation to meet a minor, traveling to meet a minor and grooming following a month long investigation.
Police said that Thomas P. Corbin initially contacted the investigator in July. Conversations led to Thomas soliciting the “girl” to meet at a hotel where drugs and alcohol would be provided. Thomas made arrangements for his brother, Rick J. Corbin to contact the purported juvenile, which resulted in Rick reserving a hotel room at an undisclosed location in McHenry.