Ten Cigarette Bootleggers Arrested, Charges Include Transferring Money to Jordan

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Officeabout cigarette bootlegging offenses before the tax is increase another $1 a pack: U.S. INDICTS 10 DEFENDANTS ARRESTED FOR ALLEGEDLY TRAFFICKING MILLIONS OF UNSTAMPED, UNTAXED CIGARETTES IN UNDERCOVER STING CHICAGO — At an … Continue reading

Legislative Update from St. Rep. Mike Tryon

An email from Mike Tryon about the next-to-the-last week in Springfield: Key legislation was debated and voted on last week in the General Assembly. Here is an update of some of the more noteworthy items: Bill to Curb use of … Continue reading

Monument Ads – Public Service Announcements

Public service announcements don’t bring in any revenue to help pay for the four $16,000 monuments, but they would establish that ads could be purchased. = = = = = Photoshopping by one Heck of a Guy blogster Allan Showalter. … Continue reading

Four CL Stores Flunk Minor Cigarette Sale Test

Crystal Lake Police found Jewel, CVS, Shell and Oak Street Food & Liquor selling cigarettes to minors, according to the press release below: Crystal Lake Police Conduct Tobacco Sales Compliance Check On October 14, 2010 Crystal Lake Police Department conducted … Continue reading