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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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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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CBD in Memphis Seizes 2.85 Kilos of Fentanyl in Cute Little Wooden Display Boxes in Transit from Michoacan, Mexico to Houston, Texas

Potential to overdose or kill 1.425 million people MEMPHIS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at an express consignment hub in Memphis, Tennessee examined a package described in […]

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Alleged Chicago Black Disciples Gang Leader Among 23 Defendants Charged in Federal Drug and Gun Investigation

United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois announce the arrest of 23 during sweep targeting Chicago gang Black Disciples (Jim Williams/CBS Chicago). CHICAGO — The alleged leader of the Black Disciples street gang […]

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Brother Accused of Delivering Fatal Dose Heroin, Fentanyl and Cocaine to Sister in McHenry

McHenry police and firefighter/paramedics responded on Friday August 31, 2018 when Christopher Crimaldi called police to his apartment (undisclosed) for help with his sister. When police officers arrived, they found Crimaldi’s sister unresponsive. His sister […]

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Fentanyl Scourge: Wheeling Man Charged with Felony Drug Delivery, Drug-Induced Homicide After Death of Mundelein Teen

Mundelein police charged James J. Murray, 21, of Wheeling about two weeks after he was charged with dealing the drugs that led to the fatal overdose of Nathan Clyde, 19, from Mundelein. James J. Murray, […]

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Police, Paramedics Warned to Wear Masks to Prevent Accidental Exposure to Carfentanil in Illegal Drugs

The Days of Tasting a Dab of White Power Are Long Over Police and firefighter/paramedics are being warned about being exposed to illegal drugs contaminated with Carfentanil. Inhaled powder from the drug, spilled on a […]

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Emergency Medical Services Continuing Ed Specialist Charged with Theft of Fentanyl from Central DuPage Hospital

Joshua Agruss, 33, of the 9000 block of Cummings St. in Huntley, is charged with unauthorized acquisition of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of a controlled substance and two counts of burglary, after being accused […]