Gun, money bill counter, and scale (SOURCE: Lake County Sheriff's Office)
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Four Defendants Charged With Federal Drug or Firearm Violations in Probe of Street Gang Activity in Lake County

330 CHICAGO — A joint federal and local criminal investigation in the far north suburbs of Chicago has resulted in federal drug or firearm charges against four individuals. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Group […]

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

1,013 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 […]

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First Federal Prosecutions Under ‘Operation Legend’ in Chicago: Three Suspects Charged in Federal Court With Illegally Possessing Guns or Ammunition

400 One Suspect Accused of Possessing a Machine Gun Federal authorities said the three face gun crimes charges under ‘Operation Legend’. All three suspects are in federal custody. CHICAGO — Three individuals have been charged […]

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President Donald Trump Announces Immediate Federal Intervention in Chicago and Albuquerque to Confront Violence in American Cities

522 President Trump announced Wednesday that he is expanding the Justice Department’s “Operation Legend” program to Chicago and Albuquerque, days after threatening federal intervention to confront violence in American cities. President Donald Trump and Attorney […]

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Arlington Heights Village Board Considers Ordinances to Ban or Regulate Retail Marijuana Dispensaries Prior to Legal Marijuana in Illinois Effective January 1, 2020

850 Tonight, the Village of Arlington Heights board will be considering ordinance drafts that could completely ban or limit marijuana sales within village limits. If the “complete ban” (Draft Ordinance A) does not move forward, […]

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Arlington Heights Police Participating in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative, April 28, 2018

44 The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Arlington Heights Police Department will coordinate efforts to remove potentially dangerous drugs from homes. The National Prescription Take-Back Initiative will provide an opportunity for the public to […]

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Rolling Meadows Police Participating in National Take-Back Initiative for Prescription Drugs, April 28, 2018

43 On Saturday, April 28, 2018 the Rolling Meadows Police Department will be participating once again in the National Take-Back initiative. On this date the Rolling Meadows Police Department will coordinate their efforts with other […]

Maria Garza convicted manufacture and delivery of cocaine, the manufacture and delivery of heroin, trafficking methamphetamine
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Arlington Heights Woman Convicted of Running Drug Operation from Home and Buffalo Grove Pizza Place

97 Maria Garza, 43, was convicted Tuesday of the manufacture and delivery of cocaine, the manufacture and delivery of heroin, methamphetamine trafficking, and trafficking of a controlled substance, according to court records. Garza was held […]

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Ex-Schaumburg Police Investigator Matthew Hudak Pleads Guilty to Drug, Burglary, Armed Violence, Official Misconduct Charges

78 Former Schaumburg police narcotics officer Matthew Hudak, 37, pleaded guilty Tuesday, April 29, 2014 to operating a drug ring with two fellow cops and received what could amount to a 12-year prison sentence. Hudak […]