Hebron Mayor Refuses to Resign

John Jacobson, Hebron’s Mayor who was arrested on drug charges last month, was asked by several village residents to resign, but he refused. In a statement after entering the Village Board’s meeting room right before the 7 PM starting time, … Continue reading

Big Drug Bust

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: Two Brothers from Des Plaines Among 24 Defendants Charged with Trafficking Large Quantities of Cocaine and Heroin CHICAGO — Two dozen defendants are facing federal drug charges after a two-and-a-half-year investigation uncovered … Continue reading

CL Bar Cocaine Peddler Arrested

A press release from the Sheriff’s Department: Crystal Lake Resident Arrested for Multiple Drug Sales Community complaints about an individual peddling cocaine at numerous bars and taverns in the Crystal Lake area was successfully concluded Friday with the arrest of a … Continue reading

Boatload of Charges in 1.5 CL Kilogram Cocaine Bust

A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department: Crystal Lake Police Seize Approximately 1.5 Kilograms of Cocaine On Friday evening, December 12th, 2014, subsequent to a narcotics investigation, officers of the Crystal Lake Police Department’s Targeted Response Unit, assisted … Continue reading

Wiretaps Lead to Heroin Seizure near Kennedy Exit, Arrests Include Orlando Penaloza of Harvard

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: ELEVEN DEFENDANTS CHARGED WITH DISTRIBUTING MULTI-KILOGRAM AMOUNTS OF HEROIN OR COCAINE FOLLOWING DEA-LED INVESTIGATION CHICAGO — Two brothers driving a flatbed tow truck carrying a blue Honda Prelude exited the Kennedy Expressway … Continue reading

DEA & Chicago Police Take Down Two Coccaine Rings, Odell Givens’ and Edward Parker’s

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: NINETEEN DEFENDANTS CHARGED WITH ALLEGED ROLES IN NARCOTICS RINGS THAT SUPPLIED AND DISTRIBUTED POWDER AND CRACK COCAINE CHICAGO — Nineteen defendants are facing federal narcotics charges for allegedly playing various roles in … Continue reading

Federal Round Lake Cocaine Gang Take-Down Includes “Evil” from Algonquin

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: FOURTEEN DEFENDANTS FACING FEDERAL OR STATE CHARGES INVOLVING COCAINE SALES IN LAKE COUNTY’S ROUND LAKE BEACH AREA CHICAGO — Fourteen Lake County and area residents are facing narcotics charges after a joint … Continue reading

Passport Fraud & Narcotics Trafficking Take-Down in Sting Operation

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: TWO DOZEN MEMBERS AND ASSOCIATES OF BELIZEAN BLOODS STREET GANG FACING FEDERAL NARCOTICS AND PASSPORT FRAUD CHARGES CHICAGO — A federal investigation of alleged passport fraud and narcotics trafficking by members and … Continue reading

“Somebody tipped those ‘Punks’ off!!!”

Want to know why former Democratic Party candidate Dave Bachmann is ticked off at McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren? It’s not because the Nygren family got Homestead Exemptions in both Florida and Illinois. It’s not because Nygren endorsed fellow Republican … Continue reading