More Than 200 Pounds Of Pot Discovered When Police Respond To Domestic DisputeMaurice 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.
Man Leads Elgin Police On High-Speed ChaseAt 10:46 a.m., police responded to a call of a person waving a gun from a vehicle near the intersection of South and Lillian streets, according to a statement from the Elgin police department. Officers soon located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop, but the vehicle sped away from the scene and blew multiple traffic lights.
Man Charged With Striking Police Officers With VehicleHarrison District officers were escorting a woman to her vehicle in an alley after a domestic disturbance, but as they approached the vehicle they saw her boyfriend inside. He tried to drive away and the vehicle struck two officers, a fence and a building, police said.
Driver Charged In Roseland Crash That Injured 5James Pugh, of the 1400 block of West 115th Street, has been charged with two felony counts of aggravated fleeing; and five various misdemeanor counts including DUI, driving on a suspended license, marijuana possession, and criminal damage to property.
No Charges Over Fake Peoria Mayor Twitter AccountAfter Mayor Jim Ardis filed a criminal complaint over the matter, police raided a home last week, seizing computers and hauling residents in for questioning. The action sparked criticism that the mayor had abused his powers and violated free speech rights.
No Bond For Man Charged With Tuesday Shooting In Avalon ParkRomando Williams, 21, of the 7600 block of South Crandon Avenue, was charged with one felony count of aggravated battery/discharge of a firearm and one misdemeanor count of cannabis possession.
Move To Decriminalize Pot Possession Advances In SpringfieldProposed legislation sponsored by state Rep. Kelly Cassidy (D-Chicago) would make possession of an ounce of marijuana a petty offense, punishable only by a fine of no more than $100.
Man Charged With DUI After Crashing Into Dental OfficeAn intoxicated Chicago man earned a handful of traffic citations late Monday after he crashed a minivan into a Southwest Side dental office and fled the scene on foot, police said.
Another Area Teacher Busted For MarijuanaGina Epps, 39, of 708 Morris Court, Lakemoor, a physical education, health and driver’s education teacher at Round Lake High School is scheduled to appear in Lake County Circuit Court on March 1.
Gurnee Mayor’s Son Busted For Pot PossessionA son of north suburban Gurnee Mayor Kristina Kovarik was busted for possession of marijuana Thursday night.
Cook County Finance Committee Backs Alcohol Tax HikeA key Cook County committee has endorsed County Board President Toni Preckwinkle's plan to raise alcohol taxes as part of next year's budget plan.