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September 29, 2020 Cocaine | Drug Crimes | Drug Trafficking
Drugs are a consistent problem in many large cities all over the nation, and recently, the federal government has taken a greater interest in Chicago. Although Chicago cartel affiliates primarily deal in heroin and fentanyl, feds currently have an eye out for an uptick in cocaine trafficking.
Why? Because cocaine production has increased dramatically in South American in recent years, according to the DEA.
In the past year, this agency has spent significant amounts of time and resources working to [...]
September 22, 2020 Felonies | Shoplifting / Retail Theft | Theft
Some people assume that shoplifting is a minor crime. However, in Illinois, it’s anything but. Illinois has some of the harshest shoplifting laws on record. It’s all too easy for a momentary lapse of judgment to lead to serious felony charges.
That’s just what happened to one Illinois man recently. He is now facing five felony charges for allegedly stealing a few bottles of body wash, nails, lotion, and hand sanitizer from a Walgreens.
While he has a previous shoplifting [...]