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8 arrested after attorney general, federal law enforcement and Lake County sheriff conduct drug and gun investigation

Eight people have been arrested in connection to gang-related drug and gun offenses following a lengthy investigation that occurred in Lake County and the surrounding Chicago area. Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul announced the arrests and charges Friday, which he said is the result of an ongoing investigation involving illegal firearm and drug sales throughout […]

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Mundelein police find 3 guns, including AK pistol, during traffic stop where drugs were recovered

Two people were arrested after police found three guns, including an AK pistol, along with two pounds of marijuana in a car during a traffic stop in Mundelein. Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Lillian Lewis said officers with the Mundelein Police Department conducted a traffic stop last Saturday. The officers stopped Axel Rosales, 21, after […]

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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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4 charged after DCFS, police find large quantity of drugs, guns in McHenry apartment where child was present

Four people are now facing charges after DCFS and police found a large quantity of drugs along with multiple guns in a McHenry apartment where a young child lived. Liam P. Keegan, 20, and Jade D. McGuire, 19, both of the 4000 block of Oak Avenue in McHenry, were charged on February 10 with unlawful […]

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2 arrested after DCFS, police find large quantity of drugs, guns in McHenry apartment where child was present

Two people were arrested after DCFS and police found a large quantity of drugs along with multiple guns in a McHenry apartment where a young child lived, prosecutors said. Liam P. Keegan, 20, and Jade D. McGuire, 19, both of the 4000 block of Oak Avenue in McHenry, were charged with unlawful possession of cannabis […]

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Sheriff’s office and ATF charge 10 suspects, dismantling Lake County gang operation

The sheriff’s office and the ATF charged 10 suspects in a Lake County gang, effectively dismantling the gang’s operation of drug trafficking and violent acts, authorities announced. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Group (SIG), a High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) funded task force, took numerous street gang members into custody on Wednesday with […]