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Five Gang Members Charged After Elgin Drug Bust

The charges were filed in a sealed complaint last week in U.S. District Court following an investigation that began in September 2012, according to the statement, which alleges that all the suspects are gang members.

03/11/2014

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Cops Seize $700K Of Drugs, Eight Guns In NW Indiana Bust

Authorities in Lake County, Ind., on Tuesday showed off about three quarters of a million dollars worth of drugs seized in undercover operations in the past week, and six handguns and two rifles that allegedly were purchased by a Gary mother for her gang-member sons.

10/15/2013

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Cops Find $10 Million Worth Of Cocaine In McKinley Park Home

Prosecutors said police found 79 kilograms of cocaine with a street value of about $10 million in the home of a McKinley Park man after they arrested him Friday night.

02/03/2013

Kelvin Murray, 27, of the 4300 block of West Thomas Street, was charged with felony criminal fortification of a residence, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, two counts of assault, and resisting police. (Credit: Chicago Police)

2 Men Charged, 3 Pit Bulls Killed During Drug Bust

Two men were charged and three pit bulls were killed during a drug bust early Saturday in Humboldt Park.

12/16/2012

More than 100 marijuana plants like these were seized in a raid on a hydroponic marijuana growing operation in the Irving Park neighborhood on Oct. 17, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Police)

100 Marijuana Plants Seized In Raid On Indoor Grow Operation

Police have busted a sophisticated indoor pot-growing operation at a home in the Irving Park neighborhood.

10/17/2012

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9 Dead, 28 Others Wounded In Weekend Violence

The city has been faced with another bloody weekend, as at least nine people have died from gun violence and more than two dozen others have been hurt in Chicago since Friday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2012

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Chicago Police Arrest 300, Nab 100 Weapons In 3-Day Drug Crackdown

Police busted street drug sales operations in 10 district across the city over a three-day period ending Saturday, police superintendent Garry McCarthy announced Sunday.

08/26/2012

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Police Arrest 22 Gang Members In Drug Market Raids

The Chicago Police Department on Saturday announced that 22 alleged gang members were arrested and quantities of heroin, crack cocaine and cannabis were seized during two drug market raids on Friday on the city’s South and West sides.

07/29/2012

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Boy, 15, Among Nine Gang Members Arrested In Drug Bust

Nine purported gang members were arrested after police busted an open air drug market on a West Side street corner on Friday.

04/28/2012

Marijuana seized from Englewood drug bust. (Photo provided by the Chicago Police Department)

Police Seize More Than A Ton Of Pot In South Side Bust

Police have arrested four people and seized more than 2,100 pounds of marijuana in a drug bust in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.

02/22/2012

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Evanston Cops Cross Border To Bust Drug Operation

Heroin, crack cocaine and other suspected narcotics were seized and two people arrested when north suburban police raided a home on Chicago’s North Side, and a third person was arrested for trying to enter the home during the search.

08/30/2011

Arnulfo Saldana (left) and Hugo Sanchez have been charged after police found them with more than 800 pounds of cannabis on the Southwest Side.

800 Pounds Of Pot Worth $2.5M Lands Two Men Behind Bars

Two men have been charged after police found them with more than 800 pounds of cannabis on the Southwest Side.

06/11/2011

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Three Busted For 80 Pounds Of Cannabis In Car

For the second time this week, authorities in DuPage County have filed charges after uncovering drugs that were allegedly being shipped to the area from California.

04/19/2011

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Bust Nets $93K In Coke, $30K In Cash

A Saturday drug bust on the South Side ended with the arrest of a convicted felon, $30,000 in cash and about $93,000 worth of cocaine.

03/06/2011

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‘Hundreds’ Of Marijuana Plants Seized From House

Cops with a search warrant show up after midnight, find a “couple hundred” pot plants growing inside a South Side home.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2010