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Administrative Assistant at Orthopedics Practice in Westmont Sentenced to 1 Year in Federal Prison for Fraudulently Writing Opioid Prescriptions

CHICAGO — An administrative assistant at a suburban Chicago medical practice has been sentenced to a year in federal prison for fraudulently writing opioid prescriptions to an acquaintance. Amanda Biesiada worked as an administrative assistant […]

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U.S. Attorney’s Office Provides Update on Federal Prosecution, Ongoing Strategies To Combat Violent Crime in Chicago

CHICAGO — John R. Lausch, Jr., United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, today, Monday, November 29, 2021, provided an update on federal prosecutions and strategies to combat violent crime in Chicago and […]

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Newberg, Oregon Resident Sentenced to Year in Federal Prison for Selling Weight-Loss Product with Unapproved Additive that Likely Killed Chicago Man

CHICAGO — A federal judge in Chicago has sentenced a man to a year in prison for manufacturing and selling a purported weight-loss product containing the unapproved additive 2,4-Dinitrophenol, known as DNP. 2,4-Dinitrophenol (DNP) is […]

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Zion Resident Sentenced to 60 Months in Prison, Convicted of Transporting Cocaine in Interstate Commerce

Interstate Travel in Aid of Racketeering SOUTH BEND – Andre Neal, 44 years old, of Zion, Illinois, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Damon R. Leichty after pleading guilty to interstate travel in […]

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Kane County Sheriff’s Detectives Arrest Hoffman Estates Suspect Retrieving Fentanyl and Meth by Mail in Elgin Area

Elgin Township – Kane County Sheriff’s Detectives and United States Postal Inspectors on October 28th, 2021 conducted an investigation into narcotics being trafficked through the mail. Detectives conducted a traffic stop in the area of […]

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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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Lake County to Receive Grant Money in White House-Designated High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Program to Control Drugs in Lake County

Lake County Sheriff John Idleburg and Lake County State’s Attorney Michael Nerheim announced Thursday June 18, 2020 that Lake County was chosen for inclusion in the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) program, operating under […]