'Swatting' Call Draws Swarm Of Cops In McHenry CountyMcHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim is not amused at the fake call to 9-1-1, which claimed people were being held hostage. WBBM Newsradio's Bob Roberts reports.
Plainfield 'Swatting' Hoax Draws Dozens Of OfficersThe call came in Sunday to 9-1-1 and the caller claimed to have kidnapped and tied up a child. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
Las Vegas Gamer, 19, Arrested For Naperville 'Swatting' IncidentBrandon Willson used a computer to contact Naperville’s 911 center on July 10, 2014, and claimed a murder had happened at a home in the city, prosecutors claim. Naperville’s Special Response Team responded but found no crime.
Computer Pranksters Draw Swarms Of Cops To Cary HomeLate Wednesday afternoon, Cary police say they received a computer message from a 16-year-old boy who claimed there had been a shooting in a home on Adare Drive. The teen said he was hiding in an upstairs room.