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State's Attorney News
McHenry County Drug Dealer Sentenced to Prison
Patrick D. Kenneally, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that Harold T. Caley, 31, pled guilty to the offenses of Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a Class X Felony, Residential Burglary, a Class 1 Felony, and Burglary, a Class 2 Felony, following a negotiated plea on February 10, 2017 before the Honorable Judge Michael Feetterer.
Caley was sentenced to 10 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections on the charges of Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance and Residential Burglary. In addition, he was sentenced to 7 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections on the Burglary charge. The sentences will be served concurrently, and Caley was ordered to pay restitution.
In July of 2016, Caley’s hotel room was searched at the Quality Inn located in Woodstock where officers located over 100 grams of cocaine, methamphetamine, cannabis, and over 1000 prescription pills. Caley admitted to officers that he had been selling the drugs. This case was investigated by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department and prosecuted by Assistant State’s Attorney Mary Ann Scholl.
Also in July of 2016, Caley broke into a victim’s home located on Hickory Drive in Crystal Lake and stole several thousand dollars of U.S. currency and firearms. This case was investigated by the Crystal Lake Police Department and prosecuted by Assistant State’s Attorney Vic Escarcida.
Lastly, in August of 2016, Caley unlawfully entered Clasen’s Tavern in Union, Illinois, where he stole U.S. currency and damaged property inside the tavern. This case was investigated by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department who were assisted by the Woodstock Police Department and prosecuted by Assistant State’s Attorney Vic Escarcida.