July 2014 Archives

Drug crime charges filed against 7 individuals in Illinois

A four-month-long investigation into an alleged drug ring has led to several arrests, according to local police sources. Seven people have been arrested and charged with drug crime-related charges by Illinois police during this crackdown operation in a Naperville apartment complex. All seven individuals were arrested on July 17 and appeared in bond court the following day.

Drug charge dismissed for man involved in group arrest

A drug paraphernalia charge against a 22-year-old University of Illinois student has been dismissed. According to the assistant state's attorney, the drug charge was dismissed due to insufficient evidence linking the defendant to a cannabis pipe. Earlier this month, the man's 22-year-old co-defendant pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia. The man was sentenced to one year of court supervision, meaning the drug conviction will be cleared from his record if he has no further legal problems within that year.

Illinois man faces felony charge for alleged hit-and-run

A man has been accused of causing a car accident that injured a pedestrian, according to local sources. The Illinois man faces a felony charge in the alleged hit-and-run that injured a 39-year-old man in the early morning of July 16. The man was set to appear for the first time in court on July 17.

Illinois man faces felony charge in fatal car accident

A man accused of causing the car accident that led to the death of his wife is facing charges related to the incident, according to local sources. The Illinois man is facing a Class 3 felony charge of reckless homicide and a Class 2 felony charge of aggravated DUI causing death. The one-car crash happened back on Jan. 24 of this year.

Illinois high school basketball coach faces drug charge

A 52-year-old high school basketball coach in East St. Louis faces a drug possession charge and was taken into custody on July 2. Reports indicate that he was taken into custody on possession of less than 15 grams of cocaine, which is a felony. An investigation had been ongoing since the March 31 traffic stop in St. Clair County that led to the charge.

Nurse from Illinois faces drug charge

A 40-year-old nurse is facing serious drug and neglect charges after being accused of failing to provide support to two patients at the nursing home where she worked, according to local sources. The Illinois woman faces a drug charge that includes 13 counts of possession of a controlled substance in addition to the neglect charges. If she is found guilty, she will likely have her license to practice revoked and may also face jail time.

Chiropractor in Illinois faces sex crime charge

A man has had his license suspended by the state following allegations of sexual assault and abuse, according to local news. An Illinois chiropractor now faces sex crime charges in relation to the alleged incident which involved a 22-year-old patient. He was charged on June 19 and his license was suspended prior to the preliminary hearing.

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