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Mendota Man Arrested On Heroin Charges

MENDOTA – The Mendota Police Department reportedly discovered drugs on a person they spoke with who was on a bicycle Thursday.   In a release by the department, they say with information provided by the Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team, that they had reason to believe 35-year old ...Read more

Another Tri-DENT Raid Brings Heroin Charges

STREATOR – A Streator man was arrested after a Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team Investigation. According to Tri-DENT, on Wednesday morning, Streator Police along with Tri-DENT made a warrant arrest for 54-year-old Jim R. Stillwell at his residence on the 100 block of North ...Read more

Mendota Woman Arrested on Drug Charge

MENDOTA – A joint Tri-County Drug Enforcement Team and Mendota Police Department investigation into drug sales has led to the arrest of a Mendota woman.  On Wednesday, according to authorities,  they took 42-year-old Mercedes Hermosillo into custody on a warrant for unlawful delivery of a ...Read more

Illinois Family Reading Event Thursday Night

CHICAGO – Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White is encouraging families to read together for Illinois’ family reading night Thursday. White says that this is a night when families are urged to turn off all electronic devices and spend time reading to their ...Read more