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4 years in prison for Woodstock man who tested positive for meth while on probation for possessing meth

A Woodstock man has been sentenced to four years in prison after he tested positive for methamphetamine while on probation for possessing methamphetamine, court records show. Andrew D. Zerbes, 55, of the 800 block of Blakely Street in Woodstock, was charged in September 2021 with possession of less than five grams of methamphetamine, a Class […]

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Man accused of flushing drugs down toilet at Crystal Lake Police Department following arrest

A Carpentersville man allegedly flushed drugs down a toilet at the Crystal Lake Police Department after being arrested Friday, court records show. Myrance Thomas, 46, of the 100 block of Granada Road in Carpentersville, was charged with obstructing justice by destroying evidence, possession of a controlled substance and driving without a license. Crystal Lake police […]

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Police arrest Waukegan man allegedly involved in fake kidnapping report in Antioch

A man, who had multiple warrants, was arrested after police say he was involved in an attempted scheme where someone tried to extort money by faking a kidnapping in Antioch. The Antioch Police Department was notified around 9 p.m. Wednesday about a possible kidnapping of an adult female. Village of Antioch Communication Specialist Jim Moran […]

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Lake County Metropolitan Enforcement Group seized $3 million worth of drugs and made over 50 arrests in 2021

The Lake County Metropolitan Enforcement Group seized over $3 million worth of drugs and made over 50 arrests in 2021, state police announced. The state’s nine metropolitan enforcement groups (MEGs) cover 20 counties and have seized illegal drugs valued at approximately $71 million in 2021, the Illinois State Police said. The Illinois State Police MEGs […]

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Zion man sentenced to 5 years on federal charges for transporting cocaine across state lines

A Zion man was sentenced to five years in prison on federal charges that he transported cocaine and a large amount of drug money across state lines, prosecutors said. Andre Neal, 44, of Zion, was charged in United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana with one count of interstate travel in aid […]