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Huntley Dairy Mart owners released from jail after search reveals child pornography, drugs, numerous guns in Crystal Lake home

The owners of the Huntley Dairy Mart have posted bond after investigators found child pornography, a drug-growing operation and numerous guns in their home in Crystal Lake where children were living. Christopher S. Hopp, 38, of Crystal Lake, was charged with two counts of production of child pornography, two counts of possession of child pornography, […]

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Man, woman arrested after child pornography, drugs, numerous guns found in Crystal Lake home where children were living

A man and woman were arrested after investigators found child pornography, a drug-growing operation and numerous guns in a home in Crystal Lake where children were living. Christopher S. Hopp, 38, of Crystal Lake, was charged with two counts of production of child pornography, two counts of possession of child pornography, two counts of unauthorized […]

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Man arrested after allegedly selling undercover officers drugs on multiple occasions in Lake County

A 27-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly sold ecstasy pills to undercover officers on multiple occasions in Lake County, prosecutors said. Raul A. Medina, 27, of Cicero, was charged with manufacturing or delivering of ecstasy, possession of ecstasy and two counts of possession of a controlled substance. Court records show the Lake County Metropolitan […]

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Cops find large amount of cocaine, gun after man flees from traffic stop, crashes in Algonquin

A Marengo man was arrested after he allegedly fled from sheriff’s deputies in Algonquin, crashed and was found in possession of a large amount of cocaine and a gun. Jordan L. Dierkes, 21, of Marengo, was charged with possession of 100-400 grams of cocaine with intent to deliver, possession of an unserialized firearm, resisting a […]

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Spring Grove man charged with possessing large amount of drugs following traffic stop near Antioch

Sheriff’s deputies recovered a large amount of methamphetamine and arrested a Spring Grove man during a traffic stop near Antioch early Saturday morning, authorities said. A Lake County sheriff’s deputy was on patrol around 12:25 a.m. Saturday in the area of Grass Lake Road and Ackermann Road in unincorporated Antioch. The deputy observed a vehicle on […]

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Special Investigations Group arrests alleged drug dealer found with narcotics, gun in Winthrop Harbor

The sheriff’s Special Investigations Group arrested an alleged drug dealer during a search warrant in Winthrop Harbor where detectives found drugs and a gun, authorities said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Group concluded a narcotics investigation on Wednesday. The investigations group, which is a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) funded task force, […]

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Police canine assists officers in finding drugs possessed by conviction felon that also had gun in Crystal Lake

Officers arrested a convicted felon after he was found, with the help of a police canine, in possession of cocaine and a gun during an investigation in Crystal Lake, authorities said. Police officers conducted a traffic stop around 3:25 p.m. Thursday in the area of Northwest Highway and Exchange Drive in Crystal Lake. Crystal Lake […]

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Probation for Crystal Lake man who was found with gun, drugs in his car in McHenry County

A Crystal Lake man has been sentenced to probation after sheriff’s deputies found him illegally possessing a gun and cannabis during a traffic stop in McHenry County. Benjamin K. Sherwood, 19, of Crystal Lake, was charged with possession of cannabis with intent to deliver 30-500 grams, two counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon […]