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New Lawsuit Filed Against Former Schaumburg Cop Charged With Dealing Drugs

A new lawsuit has been filed by a woman claiming she was falsely arrested on drug charges by an ex-Schaumburg police officer who has since been sentenced to 24 years in prison.


Maurice Mance (Credit: Harvey Police)

More Than 200 Pounds Of Pot Discovered When Police Respond To Domestic Dispute

Maurice V. Mance, 45, is charged with production of cannabis, use of a weapon with an altered barrel, possession of cannabis, and possession of cannabis with intent to deliver, according to Harvey spokesman Sean Howard.


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Cook County Prosecutors To Focus On Treatment Over Prison For Small-Time Drug Cases

State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez was scheduled to announce reforms to how her office handles minor drug cases, including dismissal of all future misdemeanor marijuana cases. The move also is expected to cover how prosecutors handle cases involving small amounts of other drugs; including ecstasy, cocaine, and heroin.


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ID Theft Operation Found At Near West Side Home After Traffic Stop

A Near West Side man stopped in traffic Tuesday faces a myriad of charges after police executed a search warrant at his home that night and found weapons, heroin and various credit card counterfeiting devices and altered credit cards.



Alleged Gangster Disciples Leader Arrested

Authorities have arrested the alleged patriarch of one of Chicago’s most notorious street gangs and dozens of his alleged subordinates on drug charges.


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North Chicago Man Gets 57-Month Sentence In Drug Case

A North Chicago man caught during a traffic stop near Lowell with almost 1.5 kilograms of crystal meth will spend just less than six years in prison, a sentence that reflects coming changes to how some drug cases are handled.


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Feds Hope Slain Informant’s Tapes Convict Gang Members In Drug Case

Gunned down last year in front of his terrified young son and girlfriend within days of being unmasked as a cooperating witness, Keith Daniels helped police solve one of Chicago’s highest-profile murders of 2011 — the botched drive-by shooting of an innocent bystander, 13-year-old Darius “Bay Bay” Brown.


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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.


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Ex-Bear Terrell Cleared Of Drug, Battery Charges

Former Chicago Bears wide receiver David Terrell was cleared this week of drug and battery charges stemming from a 2013 arrest.



Man Faces Drug Charges After Friend Found Locked In Starbucks Restroom

A 21-year-old man was taken to the hospital Monday after he was found locked in the bathroom of a Geneva Starbucks, surrounded by packets of suspected heroin and a hypodermic needle. A friend was later charged after apparently trying to hide the drugs from police.


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Taxi Driver Arrested On Unusual Drug Charges

A taxi driver is in custody Wednesday after investigators from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Cook County Sheriff’s office intercepted a package containing $20,000 worth a plant that causes amphetamine-like effects.


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Bears’ Hurd Released On $100K Bond

Bears wide receiver Sam Hurd, who faces federal drug charges, was released on $100,000 cash bond Friday after being dumped by his team.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2011

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READ: Bears’ Sam Hurd Criminal Complaint

Chicago Bears wide receiver Sam Hurd was arrested Wednesday night on federal drug charges. Read the criminal complaint here.

670 The Score–12/15/2011

Sam Hurd. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

READ: Bears’ Sam Hurd Criminal Complaint

Chicago Bears wide receiver Sam Hurd was arrested Wednesday night on federal drug charges.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2011

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Bears’ Hurd To Face Federal Drug Charges In Texas

Bears wide receiver Sam Hurd is accused of trying to set up a drug ring by buying huge amounts of cocaine and marijuana from a supplier in Texas, federal authorties said Thursday.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2011

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Two Charged In Cocaine Deal

Two Chicago men face drug charges after Oak Lawn police interrupted a drug deal May 16 in a mobile home park at 90th Street and Cicero Avenue, police said.



Downstate Pee Break Ultimately Leads To Federal Conviction

A downstate man picked the wrong place for a pee break back in November, as it has now led to his arrest and conviction on federal drug and weapons charges.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2011


Nearly 100 Gang Members Face Drug Charges After Roundup

Chicago Police and the FBI began a roundup of about 100 members of the Traveling Vice Lords gang Wednesday morning following a drug investigation launched about two years ago.