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Chicago Resident Sentenced to 7+ Years in Federal Prison for Illegally Possessing Loaded Gun on Chicago Street

CHICAGO — A Chicago resident has been sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison for illegally possessing a loaded handgun on a Chicago street. Terrance Weathersby was caught illegally possessing the gun on […]

Gun, money bill counter, and scale (SOURCE: Lake County Sheriff's Office)
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Four Defendants Charged With Federal Drug or Firearm Violations in Probe of Street Gang Activity in Lake County

CHICAGO — A joint federal and local criminal investigation in the far north suburbs of Chicago has resulted in federal drug or firearm charges against four individuals. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Group (SIG) […]

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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 […]

Damond Martin accused of unlawful selling of firearms in Waukegan
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Gang Member and Convicted Felon Indicted After He Sold Firearms to Undercover Detectives in Waukegan

The Lake County Sheriff’s Special Investigations Group (SIG) recently concluded a five-month investigation which led to the arrest of a documented street gang member, who is a convicted felon. Damond Martin, 28, of the 1000 […]

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CVS/Pharmacy to Stop Selling Tobacco by October 1, 2014; Tobacco Sales Inconsistent with Our Purpose

CVS Caremark will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at CVS/pharmacy stores by October 1, 2014. WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced Wednesday that it will stop selling cigarettes […]