Feds Nab 24 In West Side Drug Investigation Targeting Two Street GangsFederal prosecutors have announced charges against 24 people as part of an investigation targeting two West Side street gangs accused of trafficking "wholesale quantities of heroin and cocaine."
Ex-Marine Pleads Guilty To Drug Charges Linked To DeathThe U.S. Department of Justice says in a news release that 24-year-old Marcos Jamie Villegas of St. Charles, Illinois pleaded guilty on Wednesday to distributing oxycodone and fentanyl.
Aurora Man, 31, Sentenced To 19 Years In Drug Trafficking CaseAn Aurora man connected to another man caught driving with cocaine and heroin concealed inside a semi-truck tire was sentenced to 19 years in prison.
Nearly $3.2 Million In Heroin And Cocaine Seized From Chicago ResidenceChicago police seized more than $3.1 million worth of cocaine and $71,000 worth of heroin Tuesday from a residence in Chicago's Belmont Cragin neighborhood.
12 Charged In West Side Heroin Ring; Feds Seize Drugs, Gun And $892K In CashTwelve men face federal drug charges, after authorities busted a ring that allegedly sold 500 grams of heroin a week in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
100 Arrested On Guns, Drug Charges In Series Of Police RaidsSince early Thursday morning, Chicago Police have arrested at least 100 offenders, more than 60 of them convicted felons, and three of them on CPD’s top 10 most wanted list.
Feds Detail Evidence Against Drug Kingpin 'El Chapo' GuzmanA government memo filed Tuesday also says there's evidence that Guzman was involved in a 1992 drug-gang shootout at a Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, nightclub that left six people dead, according to The New York Times.
Belmont Heights Man Charged With Selling Guns, Drugs On FacebookSergio Barrera, 23, turned himself in about 4:45 p.m. at the 16th District police station at 5151 N. Milwaukee Ave. in connection with the sting, which was nicknamed “Operation Fishnet 4,” according to Chicago Police.
Guilty Verdicts In Black Souls Gang Racketeering TrialFourteen other Black Souls members pled guilty before the trial.
Police: Man Caught Driving High On Pot And Xanax Thought He Was In CanadaThe convertible was weaving in and out of traffic while going 70 mph in a 30 mph zone, police said.
Gang Informant Built Case Against Black Souls, Did Crimes On The SideAs his FBI handler testified last week before Alex Williams took the stand, informants seldom are Boy Scouts.
Black Souls Racketeering Trial Opens, Set To Last More Than 2 MonthsCook County prosecutors allege the gang was behind a multimillion-dollar drug business and at least six murders.
Feds Intercept Package Of Ecstasy Sent To Aurora Woman’s HomeJennifer R. Parks, 52, was charged about 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 15 with unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.
Parents Face Additional Charges In Homicide Of NW Indiana InfantThe parents of a 2 month-old northwest Indiana boy whose death in March was ruled a homicide by child abuse are facing additional charges.
6 Men Charged In Aurora Drug, Firearm StingThe eight-month investigation involved confidential informants and undercover, controlled narcotics and weapons purchases.