Dentri J. Henning, 34, of Vernon Hills.

A Lake County police task force arrested a 34-year-old man, who is a convicted felon, at his Vernon Hills residence after he was accused of selling firearms and drugs.

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Group (SIG), a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area funded task force, recently concluded an investigation.

Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said members of the SIG began the investigation after receiving information that Dentri J. Henning, 34, of Vernon Hills, was selling firearms and drugs.

Members of the SIG seized a semi-automatic pistol and more than 30 grams of cocaine during the investigation, Covelli said.

The task force arrested Henning, a convicted felon, at his residence in the 300 block of Farmingdale Circle in Vernon Hills on Thursday.

The Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office reviewed the case and approved charges of armed habitual criminal, two counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, two counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, three counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and two counts of unlawful sale of a firearm.

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“Yet again, our Special Investigations Group has worked diligently to apprehend someone trafficking guns and drugs in our community,” Lake County Sheriff John Idleburg said.

“I am proud of everything they do to keep guns out of the wrong hands and drugs out of our community,” Idleburg said.

Henning remains held in the Lake County Jail pending an initial court hearing Friday morning.