Arrest On Arizona Murder Warrant

Winnebago County Sheriff's PoliceNews Media ReleaseNews  Release Number2012-07
Date: April 17,2012Time:  1:00P.M.Page    of 1

   On Monday April 16, 2012 members of the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Police assisted Detectives from the Phoenix Arizona Police Department in the apprehension of a murder suspect. A first degree murder warrant had been issued in Maricopa County Arizona for the arrest of Steven Michael Humelhans (male 41yrs old). The warrant was issued April 4, 2012 for a murder which took place in 1988 in Phoenix. Winnebago County Sheriff’s detectives have been working with the Phoenix detectives and determined that Humelhans was living on Edgemere Terrace in Roscoe,Illinois. On Monday evening (4-16-12) Sheriff’s detectives and deputies, along with Phoenix detectives went to Humelhans’ residence and he was taken into custody without incident. Humelhans was lodged in the Winnebago County Jail pending extradition to Arizona. The charge against Humelhans is merely an accusation. He is presumed innocent unless proven guilty in court. 

A photo of Humelhans is attached.

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