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Cops find gang member in possession of loaded AK-47-style rifle, handgun in Waukegan: prosecutors

Prosecutors said that a gang member, who is a convicted felon, was caught in possession of a loaded AK-47-style rifle and a handgun during a traffic stop in Waukegan. Julius D. Gaines, 34, of North Chicago, was charged with armed habitual criminal, two counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, felon in possession of […]

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Convicted felon out on probation found with handgun modified into automatic weapon in Zion

Police arrested a 20-year-old convicted felon, who is on probation, after finding him in possession of a handgun illegally modified into an automatic weapon in Zion. Officers with the Zion Police Department midnight shift conducted a traffic stop around 4:20 a.m. Thursday. Officers conducted the stop on a vehicle that was associated with several stolen […]

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Man on parole arrested after undercover officers spot him conducting drug deal in McHenry County

Officers conducting surveillance on a felon, who was on parole, arrested the man after spotting him committing a drug deal in McHenry County, prosecutors said. Cameron J. Ratcliff, 39, of the 1300 block of 7th Street in Harvard, was charged with possession of 100-400 grams of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of 100-400 grams […]