White Sox's Abreu To Jury: I Ate Fake Passport On Way To U.S.Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu told a Miami federal jury Wednesday that he ate a chunk of a fake passport while flying to the U.S. to cover up his illegal travel as part of a Cuban ballplayer smuggling operation.
Cook County Jail Guard Charged With Scheming To Smuggle Pot Into Jail Through SandwichesThe FBI has put the bite on a Cook County Jail guard and a Chicago 911 supervisor and five others, for attempting to smuggle contraband into the jail, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
Corrections Officer, Two Others Charged In Smuggling Operation At Cook County Jail A 2-year employee of the Cook County Sheriff's Office and two others have been charged in a contraband smuggling operation at County Jail.
Ex-Jail Guard Gets 2 Years For Smuggling Food, Cigarettes Into MCCWith 16 years service as jail guard at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, Tony Henderson knew better than most what life behind bars looks like. Now, he’s going to get a fresh perspective — as an inmate of federal prison.
Guard Accused Of Trying To Smuggle Bullet, Pills Into Cook County JailA Cook County Sheriff’s correctional officer was ordered held in lieu of $30,000 bond Tuesday for allegedly trying to bring a 9mm bullet and dozens of pills into Cook County Jail over the weekend.
Cook County To Crack Down On Illegal Cigarette SalesCash-strapped Cook County is stepping up its pursuit of illegal cigarette sales.
Jailed Man Accused In Bucktown Beating Hit With Pot-Smuggling ChargeHeriberto Viramontes, who awaits trial for the notorious 2010 baseball bat attack on two women in Bucktown, faces additional charges that he conspired with his girlfriend to smuggle marijuana into Cook County jail. A correctional officer has also been charged.