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Heroin

Heroin Arrests In DuPage County Up 700% In 2010

It’s an alarming spike; the number of people being arrested for heroin in DuPage County were up 700 percent last year. At the same time, researchers might have uncovered a link – something almost all heroin addicts share.

CBS 2–08/02/2011

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17-Year-Old Dies In Police Custody

A 17-year-old boy arrested for possession of heroin died in police custody Wednesday morning.

07/13/2011

Mugshot of Bryan James.  James was arrested on a warrant charging one count of aggravated driving under the influence of drugs and three counts of reckless homicide, according to the Kendall County Sheriff's office. (Credit: Kendall County Sheriff)

Cops: Man On Heroin And Texting Caused Fatal Crash

A southwest suburban man allegedly had been taking heroin and was texting at the time he caused a fatal accident two months ago in rural Kendall County.

06/28/2011

Jason Tomblin, Ashley Merz (Credit: Grayslake Police)

Police Find Heroin And Syringes In Toddler’s Crib

Police found syringes, plastic bags of heroin and other drug paraphernalia in and around a toddler’s crib last week while serving an arrest warrant in an apartment.

06/14/2011

Charles Best (left); Sherry Best, charged in connection with the death of their sister-in-law, Melissa Best.

Relatives Due In Court In Death Of Round Lake Park Mom

The sister and brother-in-law of a Round Lake Park woman are expected in court today, on charges stemming from her death and the concealment of her body for 10 days.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2011

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Former Football Star Arrested On West Side

A 1960s city football hero from Farrgaut High School and NFL record-holder was arrested Friday afternoon in the West Side’s Lawndale neighborhood and charged with possessing heroin.

05/07/2011

Palos Hills Overdose

4 Pass Out From Overdoses In Palos Hills; 1 Dies

Two people have been charged with child endangerment, after police found two small children in a Palos Hills apartment where four people had passed out, apparently from drug overdoses.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2011

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Siblings Busted Selling Heroin In Naperville

Suburban residents sometimes travel to the inner city to buy drugs, but Naperville police said a young Chicago brother and sister traveled to the suburbs to sell heroin to customers.

WBBM Newsradio–02/12/2011

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Pregnant Woman Sentenced To 6 Years Over Drug Deal

A pregnant Indiana woman has been sentenced to six years in prison, for taking $40 in a heroin deal.

02/01/2011

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2 Charged With Selling Heroin Near Suburban School

Two northwest suburban man were arrested on drug charges after allegedly selling heroin to an undercover police early Wednesday near a Carpentersville elementary school.

12/11/2010

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Nearly $5M In Cocaine, Heroin Seized In Bust

Police responding to a call of a suspicious vehicle uncovered nearly $5 million worth of heroin and cocaine in the car.

11/07/2010

Anton Elem was convicted of selling heroin near an elementary school in Carpentersville, Ill. (credit: Kane County State's Attorney)

Chicago Man Convicted Of Selling Heroin Near Suburban School

A Chicago man faces up to 30 yeras in prison after being convicted Wednesday of selling heroin near an elementary school in northwest suburban Carpentersville.

10/14/2010

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