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2 People Busted with 16 Pounds of Marijuana

On Jan. 10, Illinois authorities arrested two people for allegedly dealing marijuana out of their Champaign home. The arrests were the culmination of a months-long investigation.

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Teens Who Sell or Share Drugs Can Face Life-Long Consequences

For years, schools have been designated as “Drug-free” zones. That designation carries with it harsher penalties for anyone who possesses or sells drugs nearby. Despite all of the effort made to minimize the exposure of young adults to illegal substances, drug culture is still relatively prominent on high school campuses across Illinois and the country as a whole.

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Illinois Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Seizure

A 24-year-old Illinois man was taken into custody on the night of Dec. 21 after police allegedly discovered cocaine, marijuana and Oxycodone pills in his vehicle during a routine traffic stop. The Chicago resident was transported to the Jo Daviess County Jail where he was booked on charges including the unlawful delivery of narcotics and obstructing identification.

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Illinois State Police Find 70 Pounds of Cocaine in Minivan

The Illinois State Police say that illegal drugs worth about $2 million were seized during a Dec. 17 traffic stop in Chicago. The vehicle stop was conducted as part of an ongoing narcotics investigation according to the ISP.

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Two Men Detained with Alleged Drugs After Police Chase

Two men in Illinois have been detained on charges related to drug possession. The men were detained as a result of a surveillance operation set up by police after a neighborhood watch group in Kincaid alerted police to alleged suspicious activity.

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Extradited Mexican Man Charged with Drug Trafficking in Illinois

The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois has reported that a 32-year-old man who was extradited from Mexico in early November has been charged by a federal grand jury with conspiracy to possess and distribute methamphetamine and cocaine.

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What Are Juvenile Status Offenses?

Juvenile courts in Illinois often handle what are known as “status offenses.” These are activities deemed unlawful because of an offender’s age, such as possession or consumption of alcohol, truancy and curfew violations.

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Was Your Child Accused of Making Terroristic Threats?

In today’s climate, any credible threat against a school or educational institution is treated as if it is the real thing. SWAT teams may be mobilized, classrooms emptied and students rounded up for questioning. There just is no margin of error when so many lives are at stake.

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Illinois Valley Police Report Their Biggest Meth Seizure Ever

Two men face prison terms of up to 60 years after 19 pounds of methamphetamine was allegedly discovered in the Ford SUV they were traveling in. The drugs were found during a routine traffic stop on Interstate 80 in the Illinois Valley on the morning of Oct. 25.

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Illinois Police Claim Alton Home Was Used to Deal Drugs

Police in Illinois charged a 27-year-old man with felony counts of dealing drugs within 500 feet of a school and 500 feet of a church on after searching his Alton residence on the morning of Oct. 4. Officers from the Alton Police Department and the Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System were involved in the search and arrest.

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