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Mislabelled Pills May Have Killed Prince

We're finally hearing information about the circumstances in which Prince really died, and the latest news is that the overdose could have been the result of mislabelled pills that contain ...
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Illinois Man Wearing "Breaking Bad" T-Shirt Is Arrested a Second Time on Charges of Running a Meth Lab

Last week, on Monday, February 24, the Cook County Sheriff's Office was tipped off that there was a methamphetamine lab at a residence outside of LaGrange. When police arrived, they reported ...
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Two Arrested on Drug Manufacturing Charges After Police See Drug Paraphernalia in Front Yard

According to an Associated Press Report, on Tuesday, December 31, sheriff's deputies made two arrests in southern Illinois after they saw drug manufacturing tools in the front yard of a house. The ...
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What Are the Penalties for Drug Distribution in Chicago?

Drug distribution charges can cover the sale, delivery, manufacture, trafficking, and even possession with intent to sell of a controlled substance. Excepting in some cannabis -related charges, this ...
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Cartel Leader Scheduled to Appear in Court

According to NBC Chicago, two alleged leaders of Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel are schedule to appear in a Chicago court sometime in the near future. At Tuesday’s status hearing, a federal ...
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Authorities Find 8 Tons of Marijuana in Chicago

The Chicago Tribune is calling it the largest pot seizure in the city; local and federal authorities located and confiscated a grand total of eight pounds of marijuana in a recent seizure in Chicago. ...
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Officers Arrest Two for Sale of Synthetic Marijuana

Now that synthetic marijuana is illegal in the state of Illinois, the sale of it is also a crime. Two men learned that the hard way when they were arrested for possessing over $1 million worth of fake ...
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Police Infiltrate Drug Ring after Lengthy Investigation

After a year of tracking a reported drug ring, Chicago police and federal agents were able to infiltrate to arrest 38 people. The drug ring, based out of Chicago, was run by dozens of individuals, ...
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Mandatory Minimum 10 year sentence reduced to 14 months

USA v. SV The Defendant was charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 846. The Defendant was arrested by the DEA in a ...
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African Americans in Illinois Almost 5x More Likely to Get Prison Sentence for Low Level Drug Offenses

A state study has recently been released that shows African Americans are more likely to be sentenced to prison for misdemeanor or low-level drug crimes than whites. In Cook County, unfortunately, the ...
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Meth Lab Found in Basement of Des Plaines Home

Matthew A. Weber-Mixon, a 26 year old from Des Plaines, has been charged with drug possession as well as possession of materials for methamphetamine manufacturing and use of property for ...
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22,000 Pounds of Marijuana Seized by Federal Goverment

More than 20,000 pounds of marijuana were seized in a raid on a Chicago warehouse in early December, making it the largest marijuana bust in the city's history. The drugs came from Mexico, shipped ...
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3 Suspects Charged with Federal Drug Offenses Extradicted from Mexico

Oscar Jacobo Rivera-Peralta, Alfredo Molina-Garcia and Ricardo Valdez-Torres have all been extradited from Mexico on federal drug trafficking charges. The three men, ages 38, 45 and 56 respectively, ...
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Sitter Caught Beating Toddler on Nanny Cam

Paul Carlos, a 34 year old father, was curious as to why his two year old child was so obedient and submissive toward his babysitter, so he installed a nanny cam while she was watching his son. As it ...
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