Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Last Friday, Heights police teamed with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency to capture make two major arrest and uncover about $1 million in drugs. Patch captured the announcement in photos.
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Heights Police Lt. David Basile said the drugs discovered inside the speakers of a Nissan convertible are worth about $1 million on the streets. Automatic weapons were also found.
Heights police partnered with the federal government to take down one of the biggest illegal drug operations in the history of Chicago Heights last Friday, according to the mayor's office. Police teamed with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency in April 2012 and conducted an eight-month investigation, leading to the arrest of Juan Serrano and Raul Rangel-Dominguez (aka Antonio Lopez), both living in Chicago Heights. D.E.A. agents and police officers executed the bust at 405 West 15th St. Sign up for Chicago Heights breaking news alerts. DEA Special Agent Owen Putman provided an account of the bust in a news release: The investigation subsequently revealed that Rangel-Dominguez was involved in a drug transaction of three kilograms of cocaine …
Friday, August 17, 2012
The Chicago Heights Community Policing Unit made two arrests and recovered cocaine, cannabis and ecstasy after an undercover investigation.
Chicago Heights Police recovered an estimated $100,000 in illegal drugs last week, according to a press release from the City of Chicago Heights. Wednesday, Aug. 8, police executed a search warrant at 828 N. Highland Drive, where they recovered about 68 grams of cocaine, 11 pounds of cannabis and 24 ecstasy pills. Police arrested David Abbruzzese and Terance Brown, both 26 years old, and charged them with multiple counts of unlawful possession of controlled substances and cannabis, according to the release. Sign up for Chicago Heights breaking news alerts. The arrests were made as the result of an undercover investigation conducted by the department's Community Policing Unit, according to Police Chief Charles A. Guiliani Jr. “There’s …