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Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Group Set New Illegal Drug and Gun Seizure Records in 2020

87 The Lake County Sheriff’s Special Investigations Group (SIG) set records in 2020, seizing nearly $3 million worth of illegal drugs and 55 illegally possessed firearms, resulting in a total of 350 felony charges. In […]

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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

472 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 […]

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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

1,714 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 […]

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Ten Suspects Charged in Federal Investigation That Dismantled Texas-to-Chicago Drug distribution Pipeline

656 Federal law enforcement seized more than 14 kilograms of cocaine and 15 firearms as part of an investigation that dismantled a Texas-to-Chicago narcotics pipeline and resulted in charges against ten defendants. During the investigation, […]