On Thursday, July 19, 2018, the Lake County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force conducted a search warrant at a residence in the block of 1700 Lincoln Street, North Chicago. Following a month-long investigation and then the search warrant on Thursday, Willie Allen, Jr., 47, was arrested. Allen resides at the location the search warrant occurred.
During the search, Sheriff’s Gang Task Force Detectives seized three handguns and over 1,750 grams of cannabis.
Allen was subsequently charged with three counts of Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon (Class 2 Felonies), Unlawful Possession of Cannabis with Intent to Deliver (Class 2 Felony), and Unlawful Possession of Cannabis (Class 3 Felony).
Willie Allen, Jr. is being held in the Lake County Jail on $75,000.00 bail. His next scheduled court date is Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at 1:30 PM in courtroom C-120.
Sheriff Curran reminds the public the defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.
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