Dante Donnell Howse, drug trafficking suspect drug (SOURCE: Kane County Sheriff's Office)

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 […]


Lake County Sheriff’s SIG, ATF Successfully Dismantle Lake County Street Gang Operation, 10 Charged

Lake County Sheriff John D. Idleburg announced on Thursday, August 4, 2021, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Group (SIG), a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) funded task force, in conjunction with the […]

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

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

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 in […]

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Carmelo Rios and Maria Garza, Residents of Arlington Heights and Owners of DeLucas Pizzeria in Buffalo Grove

Carmelo Rios (left) and Maria Garza (DEA/Cook County States Attorney photo). The owners of a northwest suburban Pizzeria and several other individuals have been charged with participating in a major narcotics trafficking operation responsible for […]

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Crimes Notebook

Brett Favre’s Sister, Brandi Favre Arrested in Meth Manufacturing Bust in Diamondhead, Mississippi

The 34-year-old sister of Vikings quarterback Brett Favre faces drug charges after she was arrested Wednesday in a raid on a Mississippi condo where people were making crystal methamphetamine, authorities say. Brett Favre’s sister Brandi […]