Robbery Suspect, Teen Arrested In Search For Drugs At Elgin HomeA search of a northwest suburban home turned up drugs and ammunition Wednesday night, leading to the arrest of a 16-year-old boy as well as an Elgin man wanted in a separate armed robbery investigation.
Lake County Deputies Seize $230K, More Than 50 Pounds Of MarijuanaRoger L. Lambrecht, 43, was arrested in unincorporated Lake County after a specialized gang task force unit executed a search warrant at his home in the 31000 block of Pineview Boulevard, according to a statement from the Lake County sheriff’s office.
Feds Focus On LAZ Executive For Alleged Parking Meter BribeFederal agents have been investigating an executive with the firm that manages Chicago’s privatized parking meters on allegations he took kickbacks to steer a meter contract to a favored company, according to a court record obtained by the Chicago Sun-Times.
Feds Raid Celebrity Chef Tony Hu's Restaurants In Tax Fraud ProbeFirst, federal agents dined at several of celebrity chef Tony Hu’s Chinatown restaurants. Then they returned in October with a warrant — hoping to feast on evidence of tax fraud, according to court records.
Police: Elgin Man Swallowed Heroin To Hide EvidenceDuring the course of a four month investigation, 32-year-old Angelo Hopson delivered and sold heroin to an undercover officer on three separate occasions, according to a statement from Elgin police.
Officials: Slow Justice At Fault In Chicago Man's Long ConThe Illinois Attorney General's office sued the owner of a remodeling company almost 30 years ago, accusing him of taking money from property owners for work that was either shoddy or never done. Without admitting wrongdoing, Mark Diamond agreed to change his ways, but authorities say he merely changed up his scheme.
Police Find 13 Neglected Pit Bulls During Search Of HomeProsecutors say 34-year-old Charles Tate was keeping the pit bulls, which had no access to water from their cages.
Search Warrants Issued For Elgin Lawmaker's Home, OfficeSearch warrants were executed Thursday at the home and office of state Rep. Keith Farnham, by agents of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations as part of an "ongoing investigation."
Officer Home From Hospital After Being Shot During Drug RaidPolice said a narcotics team was executing a search warrant at a home in the 2700 block of East 92nd Street around 8:45 p.m. Sunday, when someone inside the house shot at the officers. A bullet ricocheted off a piece of wood, and struck a 34-year-old tactical officer in the face.
Cops Shoot 2 Dogs, Seize Pills And Guns In Calumet HeightsGresham District officers were executing a search warrant at a home in the 9200 block of South Merrill Avenue about 10:30 p.m. when the dogs charged them as they entered the home’s basement.
Cops: Drug, Prostitution Ring Operated Near Merrillville H.S.The suspects are accused of operating a prostitution ring, making bookings through a website for Finest Dynasty Inc., which offered “upscale companions” for an hourly rate. Crack cocaine was also being sold.
Feds Arrest Six In Kickback Scheme At Sacred Heart HospitalFederal authorities have arrested the owner of Sacred Heart Hospital on the West Side, as well as another top executive and four doctors, for an alleged kickback scheme.