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

425 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 […]

Antonio Jones, Arlington Heights home invasion and robbery suspect
CRIME BLOG

Chicago Resident Antonio Jones Pleads Guilty to Heroin Possession, $50,000 Burglary on Brittany Drive After Alleged Home Invasion, Robbery in May 2017

226 Antonio Jones, 33, of the block of 1000 West 14th Street Chicago pleaded guilty to possession of heroin and residential burglary Wednesday June 26, 2019 in exchange for two 12-year sentences. Jones will serve […]

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10 Defendants Charged in Federal Drug and Gun Investigation Centered on Chicago’s West Side — Especially East Garfield Park

90 CHICAGO — Ten individuals are facing criminal charges involving illegal gun possession and illegal drug possession and drug trafficking as part of a federal drug and gun investigation in Chicago, involving the Chicago Police […]

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

134 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 […]

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Public Service

Lake County Sheriff’s Corrections Officers and Court Security Officers Save Life of Man Suffering Opioid Overdose in Courtroom

37 Three Lake County Sheriff’s Correctional Officers saved the life of a man suffering an opioid overdose in a courtroom on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 about 10:30 a.m. Lake County Sheriff’s Court Security Officers observed […]

Maria Garza convicted manufacture and delivery of cocaine, the manufacture and delivery of heroin, trafficking methamphetamine
CRIME BLOG

Arlington Heights Woman Convicted of Running Drug Operation from Home and Buffalo Grove Pizza Place

53 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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Fire/Rescue/EMS Notebook

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

38 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 […]

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Police and Paramedics Respond to Report of Heroin Overdose Near Sunset Meadows Park, Arlington Heights

27 Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:19 PM Monday to a report of a drug overdose victim near Sunset Meadows Park. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a male victim, age 19, […]

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Fire/Rescue/EMS Notebook

Sick from Snorting Heroin: Victim Brought by Friends to Northwest Community Hospital Treatment Center, Buffalo Grove

34 Buffalo Grove police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 10:20 PM Friday to a report of a heroin reaction of a victim brought to the Northwest Community Hospital Treatment Center, 15 South McHenry Road. Police and […]