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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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Police respond to Zion Lutheran School in Marengo after knives found on playground

Police responded to Zion Lutheran School in Marengo Monday morning after knives were found on the playground, officials said. The Marengo Police Department responded to Zion Lutheran School, 408 Jackson Street, after students reportedly found knives on the playground Monday morning. The school was placed on soft lockdown, which means people could not enter or […]