Murder in McHenry
Sun, 01/4/09 – 1:03 am | 6 Comments

On the morning of June 2, 1981, two people were found shot to death in the living room of an apartment at the rear of the P.M. Pub, located at 238 West Rand Road in Lakemoor, Illinois.

The victims were the tavern’s owner, 37-year-old Ronald Scharff , and barmaid Patricia Freeman, who had worked her first shift at the bar the previous evening. Lakemoor is situated about 45 miles northwest of Chicago and was a community of around 800 at the time.

These were the first reported homicides there since its incorporation in 1952.

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Writing with a very Heavy Heart – Homage to Eric
Wed, 07/24/13 – 7:18 am | 10 Comments
Writing with a very Heavy Heart – Homage to Eric

I am writing with a much heavy heart today. One of my good friends passed away this past Saturday July 20th, 2013. I am currently in travel to be with him and say my final …

Another McHenry County Deputy under siege, Scott Milliman
Wed, 07/17/13 – 5:46 pm | 10 Comments
Another McHenry County Deputy under siege, Scott Milliman

Last week’s article I talked about Zane Seipler’s battle with Keith Nygren and the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office.  This week I’m going to talk about another deputy, Scott Milliman, and his battle with Sheriff Keith …

McHenry County Deputy Zane Seipler under siege, Again!!
Wed, 07/10/13 – 4:59 pm | 5 Comments
McHenry County Deputy Zane Seipler under siege, Again!!

McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren is acting out against one of his own, Again. Deputy Zane Seipler was terminated from his position more than four years ago, and Nygren was forced to reinstate him a …

Hole in the Wall Gang on the 4th of July 1981, Bertha’s and Karma
Wed, 07/3/13 – 8:50 am | 4 Comments
Hole in the Wall Gang on the 4th of July 1981, Bertha’s and Karma

It is the week of the 4th of July, a time that we get together with family and friends for cookouts, fireworks and other 4th of July activities. This day also has meaning to myself …

Who is Tommy Amato?
Wed, 06/26/13 – 6:41 pm | 3 Comments
Who is Tommy Amato?

When I learned that Larry Neumann killed my father, Ron Scharff and Patricia Freeman, from reading the book CULLOTTA, I reached out to Dennis Griffin, who co-authored the book with Frank Cullotta. In our initial …

Andrew Zinke plus Rita Corporation equals ON THE TAKE
Wed, 06/19/13 – 5:31 pm | 8 Comments
Andrew Zinke plus Rita Corporation equals ON THE TAKE

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog called, “Andrew Zinke for McHenry County Sheriff, Really?” In my blog I relate my personal experience and what it was like having Andrew Zinke reopen my father’s …

Justice gone backwards. It’s a sad day for the citizens of McHenry County.
Wed, 06/12/13 – 5:52 pm | 12 Comments
Justice gone backwards. It’s a sad day for the citizens of McHenry County.

Your best interest and my pursuit of justice took a  backseat to the protectionism of ghosts, or someone living. As many of you know, I have filed an Appeal with the Public Access Bureau in …

Did an Illinois Parole Board kill Ron Scharff, Patricia Freeman, and Robert Brown?
Wed, 06/5/13 – 5:04 pm | No Comment
Did an Illinois Parole Board kill Ron Scharff, Patricia Freeman, and Robert Brown?

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If a picture is worth a 1000 words then here’s 10,000 of them. This picture was taken August 1, 1956. The man standing up against the wall with the glasses, is …

Andrew Zinke for McHenry County Sheriff, Really???
Wed, 05/29/13 – 5:53 pm | 12 Comments
Andrew Zinke for McHenry County Sheriff, Really???

Zinke for Sheriff? It’s a preposterous idea but it will happen unless we do something about it.
Just like the original investigator, George Hendle, he started my father’s investigation as a Lieutenant. He now currently resides …

Simon Barrett BloggerNews.Net Book Review: Murder In McHenry
Sun, 05/26/13 – 10:18 pm | No Comment

Posted on March 27th, 2013
Book Review: Murder In McHenry
Simon Barrett does a Book Review
http://www.bloggernews.net/129003

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