Category: Illinois – Northern District

Woman Arrested on Federal Drug Charge After Allegedly Selling Cocaine While on Vacation in Chicago | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO — A woman has been arrested on a federal drug charge after allegedly selling two kilograms of cocaine while vacationing in Chicago this week. MARINA RIVERA, 33, sold the…

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Man Charged in Connection With Shooting of Federal Agents in Chicago | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO — A criminal complaint filed today in federal court accuses a man of forcibly assaulting two federal agents and a task force officer in Chicago yesterday morning. EUGENE MCLAURIN,…

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City of Chicago Alderman and Her Chief of Staff Indicted on Federal Bribery Charges | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO — A federal grand jury today indicted City of Chicago Alderman CARRIE M. AUSTIN and her Chief of Staff on bribery offenses for allegedly conspiring to receive home improvements…

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Federal Indictment Accuses Three Men of Unlawfully Dealing or Possessing Firearms in Chicago | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO — Three men have been charged in a federal indictment with unlawfully dealing or possessing firearms in Chicago. JOHNATHAN BURGOS, 28, of Chicago, illegally dealt firearms in Chicago from…

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Federal Gun Trafficking and Drug Dealing Charges Filed Against Chicago Man | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO — A Chicago man has been charged in federal court with trafficking a loaded submachine gun and dealing cocaine in the city. JOSUE CANALES, 28, knowingly transferred a loaded…

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Two Men Charged With Conspiring To Steal Guns From Suburban Chicago Firearms Dealer | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO — Two men have been charged in federal court with conspiring to steal a dozen handguns from a suburban Chicago firearms dealer. RONEAL NIGHTENGALE and ERIC ROWE conspired to…

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Chicago Man Sentenced to More Than 15 Years in Prison for Sharing Child Pornography | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO — A Chicago man has been sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison for sharing child pornography in an online chat room. BENNY L. BUTLER, 36, possessed…

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Man Charged in Federal Court With Carjacking and Murdering Chicago Rideshare Driver | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO — A man has been charged in federal court with carjacking and murdering a rideshare driver in Chicago earlier this year. EDMOND HARRIS, 18, of Chicago, carjacked a Lexus…

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Owner of Chicago-Area Restaurant Franchises Sentenced to More Than a Year in Prison for Underreporting $2.5 Million in Taxes | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO — The owner of five Chicago-area Pepe’s Mexican Restaurant franchises has been sentenced to more than a year in federal prison for filing false corporate tax returns that underreported…

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