WOODSTOCK, IL – Three people were injured, 17 people were detained and so far one person was arrested after a Sunday morning dispute in which Woodstock police officers forced their way into a Washington Street home where a fight occurred.
According to Woodstock Police Chief Robert Lowen, officers responded two times to anonymous calls of loud music coming from 436 Washington St., Apt. 1. The first call came at 2:45 a.m. Sunday, the second at 4:13 a.m.
After the first call, the apartment's renter, Sentina Rivera, 23, told officers the music would be turned down, police said. After the second call, Rivera told officers that visitors to her apartment would be leaving.
At 4:38 a.m., police officers responded to a fight at the same apartment. After arriving at the scene, officers heard comments about an unknown number of victims being seriously injured inside the apartment, so they forced their way in, according to the news release. Inside, officers found three men with serious injuries.
Omar Manriquez, 23, of 2003 Aspen Drive in Woodstock, first was taken to Centegra Hospital – Woodstock, but later was flown by a Flight for Life helicopter to Condell Hospital in Libertyville.
Rene J. Ortiz, 23, of 1376 Sandwich Drive in Sandwich, was taken to Centegra Hospital – Woodstock.
Ivan Gomez-Santoyo, 27, from Stockton, also was taken to Centegra Hospital – Woodstock.
Police arrested Jose F. Coronado, 40, of 339 Short St. Apt. 1, Woodstock, and charged him with resisting police.
The McHenry County Sheriff's Office and the county Corrections Emergency Response Teram assisted in taking 17 people, including three female juveniles, to the Woodstock Police Department for further questioning.
The Woodstock Fire/Recue Department and rescue personnel from Crystal Lake, Huntley and Wonder Lake fire departments also assisted.
The investigaton is continuing.