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Patrick KenneallyWelcome 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 protected] or call at (815) 334-4159. If you need to email court notices, please forward to [email protected].

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Christopher Keeton Sentenced to the Department of Corrections for Residential Burglary

Post Date:08/21/2019 2:07 PM

August 21, 2019



Patrick D. Kenneally, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that, Christopher S. Keeton, 51, of Wauconda, was sentenced to five years in the Illinois Department of Corrections by the Honorable Judge Robert A. Wilbrandt for one count of Residential Burglary, a Class 1 Felony. 

On or about March 4, 2016, Keeton knowingly and unlawfully entered a residence in unincorporated McHenry with the intent to commit a theft or felony. Upon being discovered by the homeowner, Keeton fled and was ultimately apprehended by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Apprehension Unit approximately four days later.

The case was investigated by members of the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office. The case was prosecuted by Kyle Bruett of the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office.


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