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Illinois Attorney General Charges Former County Sheriff’s Officer Accused of Connection with Mexico to Illinois Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

Chicago — Attorney General Kwame Raoul announced today, Thursday, December 2, 2021, charges against a former police officer of the Cook County Sheriff’s office for his alleged involvement in trafficking cocaine from Mexico into Illinois. […]

Bombardier Challenger 600, not actual aircraft and color markings modified to avoid connection of seized aircraft identity to file photo identity (Original photo by Alain Rioux)
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Federal Law Enforcement in Chicago Seizes Private Plane and 100 Kilograms of Cocaine; Three Defendants Arrested

CHICAGO — Three individuals have been arrested on federal charges as part of an investigation that disrupted a suspected Mexico-to-Chicago drug pipeline and resulted in government seizures of a private plane and 100 kilograms of […]

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Lake County Sheriff’s SIG, ATF Successfully Dismantle Lake County Street Gang Operation, 10 Charged

Lake County Sheriff John D. Idleburg announced on Thursday, August 4, 2021, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Group (SIG), a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) funded task force, in conjunction with the […]

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Twenty-Four Suspects Charged in Joint Federal And State Investigation of 2 Violent Street Gangs on the West Side of Chicago

CHICAGO — Twenty-four individuals are facing federal charges following an investigation targeting two street gangs responsible for firearms offenses, narcotics trafficking, and violence on the West Side of Chicago. During the investigation, dubbed “Operation Full […]

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Round Lake Beach Police Release Body Cam Video of Abel Rosiles Jr Airway Obstruction Aid and Scene Investigation

Round Lake Beach Police Department, following the death of Abel Rosiles, has released body cam video that shows parts of the incident of his disorderly conduct arrest. The video segments do not show the initial […]

Cocaine baggie ingested by suspect (SOURCE: Round Lake Beach Police Department)
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Round Lake Beach Police Describe Suspect Resisting and Swallowing Bag of Cocaine; Family Attorney at Protest Describes Excessive Force

Lake County Major Crimes Task Force investigators are conducting an investigation after a family accused the Round Lake Beach police of excessive force during an arrest of resisting 21-year-old male disorderly conduct suspect, who Round […]

Zachary Woelfel, illegal drug suspect and felon with gun Schaumburg
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Schaumburg Police: Guest Says People in Hotel Room Fired a Gun, But He Fired the Gun in Hotel on American Ln Near National Pkwy

Schaumburg police responded about 5:30 p.m. Sunday, May 26, 2019 to the Extended Stay Hotel at 1200 American Lane to investigate a noise complaint. Police officers approached the room that was identified as the source […]

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Driver on Cocaine Reached 104 MPH Before Crashing into Arlington Heights Police Station, Police Say

Rollover crash into the newly constructed Arlington Heights Police Station at 200 East Sigwalt Street near Arlington Heights Road and Pine Avenue. Arlington Heights police have released updated information about a rollover crash into the […]

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If Prince Died of Overdose, He May Not Have Had Personal Naloxone Kit or May Not Have Had Enough Narcan

TMZ: Prince treated for drug overdose days before his death in Moline. UPDATE: TMZ reported after this article that sources in Moline, Illinois told TMZ that Prince’s entourage told responders he had taken Percocet (opioid […]

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Cook County Sheriff’s Officers Arrest Three In Berwyn Drug Ring, Firearm Trafficking

26-Year-Old Arrested with 28 Prior Arrests Cook County, IL … Beginning earlier this year, Cook County Sheriff’s Officers from the North Narcotics Team and the Berwyn Police Department began investigating individuals that were trafficking narcotics […]