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‘Prevented bloodshed in our community’: Grayslake man arrested for manufacturing firearms, machine gun conversion devices

A tactical response team arrested a Grayslake man who authorities say was illegally manufacturing firearms and machine gun conversion devices using 3D printers at his home. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Group (SIG) last month launched an investigation after receiving information regarding Charles A. Best, 31, of Grayslake. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy […]

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Periodic imprisonment for self-admitted drug dealer found with 2 pounds of marijuana, 3 guns in Mundelein

A man arrested after police found three guns, including an AK pistol, along with two pounds of marijuana in his car in Mundelein has been sentenced to six months of periodic imprisonment. Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Lillian Lewis said during an initial court hearing in November that officers with the Mundelein Police Department conducted […]

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Convicted felon found with ghost guns, cocaine and hundreds of rounds of ammunition in Round Lake Park

A convicted felon and gang member was arrested after investigators found him in possession of guns, suppressors, ammunition and drugs during a warrant in Round Lake Park. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Group (SIG) concluded a long-term investigation on Wednesday into Joshua A. Jackson, 26, of Round Lake Park. The investigation focused on Jackson, […]

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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 […]