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$1 million bond for convicted felon from Waukegan accused of drug trafficking in Lake County

The sheriff’s office announced they arrested a convicted felon from Waukegan following a lengthy drug trafficking investigation in Lake County where they recovered guns and a large quantity of drugs. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Group concluded a month-long investigation into Deonte L. Johnson, 34, of the 1500 block of North Avenue in […]

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Police seize LSD, 2 pounds of mushrooms, cannabis and significant amount of money in Antioch

Police seized a large quantity of LSD, mushrooms, cannabis and a “significant amount of money” inside an 18-year-old man’s apartment in Antioch, officials said. The Antioch Police Department received a call of a disturbance around 7:45 p.m. Monday in the 500 block of Drom Court in Antioch. Officers had contact during the investigation with an […]

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Lake County sheriff canine helps arrest armed suspect who crashed, fled from officers in Third Lake

Lake County Sheriff’s Office Canine Boomer helped take down a man who fled from a crash on foot while armed with a gun in Third Lake Saturday morning. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 9:30 a.m. Saturday to the intersection of Route 45 and Washington Street in Third Lake for a three-vehicle crash with […]

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2 men arrested after police find over a kilogram of heroin during traffic stop near Lake Forest

Two men were arrested last week after a police officer who stopped them for speeding found over a kilogram of heroin in their vehicle near Lake Forest. A Lake County Sheriff’s Office deputy conducted a traffic stop on a 2016 Nissan Frontier around 6 p.m. on November 16. The deputy noticed the driver was speeding […]

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Man from Mexico arrested after police find 6 pounds of marijuana during traffic stop in Libertyville

Officers arrested a Mexican national last week after discovering six pounds of marijuana in his vehicle during a traffic stop in Libertyville, authorities said. Irving E. Galvez-Ruiz, 28, of the 200 block of Laguna De Pastores in Colima, Mexico, was charged with unlawful possession with intent to deliver 2000-5000 grams of cannabis and unlawful possession […]