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Category: Drug Trafficking
Are you a member of or affiliated with a gang? If you are, you should know that you could be arrested for criminal activities that can be linked to your gang.
This is particularly important to be aware of right now, because law enforcement is currently cracking down and making huge busts in our city. Just last month, approximately 50 gang members we charged with drug and weapons trafficking. This resulted from a two-year investigation that was carried out [...]
Of all criminal offenses – state or federal – drug trafficking cases have some of the longest jail sentences.
Just ask Deauntee Q. Mosby. The 24-year old Springfield man recently pled guilty to participating in a conspiracy to distribute 100 grams of heroin. Earlier this month, he was sentenced to 32 years in federal prison without parole.
What Happened to Send Mosby to Prison for More Than Three Decades?
The story begins when Mosby was stopped by [...]
Over 300 arrests were made earlier this month after the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations concluded a month-long investigation in the Midwest of convicted illegal aliens. Offenders have been arrested in Missouri, Wisconsin, Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana, but the state of Illinois holds more offenders than any other state involved.
In our state alone, 107 people were arrested for violent and drug-related crimes. 47 of the offenders resided in the Chicago area. The offenders [...]
According to authorities, a deadly batch of heroin has swept through the West Side of Chicago.
Recently there were 23 reported overdoses in Chicago within the same 24 hour period. After 72 hours, that number had jumped to 74.
Police say that many of the users allege that they obtained the heroin from the same two sources. Because of this, they suspect that a single batch is responsible for all of these drug overdoses.
Patients were rushed [...]
July 23, 2021
Drug Crimes | Drug Trafficking
Being charged with possession of illegal substances is not something to be taken lightly, but it could land you in especially hot water if you’re convicted in the state of Illinois.
Why? Because Illinois courts enforce mandatory minimum sentences for drug trafficking, and you can be charged with drug trafficking based on the amount of substance in your possession (even if you didn’t intend to distribute it) due to state laws.
Often associated with federal courts and accused of targeting [...]
July 17, 2021
Aggravated Domestic Battery | Domestic Battery | Domestic Violence
Domestic violence is a crime taken very seriously by the authorities in Illinois. Even if you’ve never been convicted of a domestic violence offense before, being charged with it once can have a huge impact on your future — especially if you’re convicted of felony domestic violence.
What is the difference between a misdemeanor and felony domestic violence in the state? It’s an important distinction to be aware of, especially if you’re facing charges.
Here’s what you need to know [...]