Justice is Ethics and Truth in Action
Welcome to the website for the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office. It is the honor of a lifetime to represent the hardworking people of McHenry County as their State’s Attorney.
The McHenry County State’s Attorney's Office is a public trust, it belongs to and is paid for by you, the People. My job is to ensure that it is working on your behalf. Further, it is my job to uphold your confidence in our Office and the justice system. To do this, our daily goal is to be the most effective, ethical, and efficient state’s attorney’s office in the State.
I invite you to explore the site and see for yourself the many services we offer. If we can be of any assistance to you, please do not hesitate to email us at email@example.com or call at (815) 334-4159. If you need to email court notices, please forward to SAOCourtNotices-MB@mchenrycountyil.gov.
State's Attorney News
David J. Tapley Sentenced to Five Years in the Department of Corrections for Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse
January 4, 2019
DAVID J. TAPLEY SENTENCED TO FIVE YEARS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS FOR AGGRAVATED CRIMINAL SEXUAL ABUSE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Patrick D. Kenneally, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that 54-year-old David J. Tapley of Crystal Lake, Illinois, was sentenced to five years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for the offense of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, to be followed by a two year period of probation on an additional count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse upon release from confinement by the Honorable Judge Cowlin. He was further sentenced to a concurrent three year sentence in the Illinois Department of Corrections for an additional count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
Tapley was found guilty following a jury trial on September 20, 2018 of having sexual contact with a minor over several years. Upon release from prison, Defendant will have to register as a lifetime sex offender.
This case was investigated by Sgt. Doherty of the Crystal Lake Police Department. The case was prosecuted by Assistant State’s Attorneys Mary Scholl and Sharyl Eisenstein.