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

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 June […]

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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 […]