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Police Report: Dec. 19 to Jan. 1

By Northern Star staff | January 25, 2016

The following was taken directly from area police and fire department records, or from DeKalb County court records. Anyone mentioned is presumed innocent until proved guilty in a court of law.Dec. 19• Nisan J. Dean, 20, of DeKalb, was charged with obstructing...

Two suspects at large in local cocaine bust

By Kelly Marshall | May 1, 2013

Police are still searching for two suspected crack cocaine dealers following a number of arrests Tuesday. Ten people were arrested on drug conspiracy possession charges Tuesday. Another suspect, Antonnio Sanders, 31, of Chicago, was caught in Chicago...

DeKalb sees increase in drug-related crimes

By Ali Combs | February 12, 2013

From 2011 to 2012, there was an increase in the number of drug arrests made in 10 of 15 different drug-related charges in DeKalb, including a spike in possession of cannabis arrests, according to a police report provided by DeKalb Police Commander Jason...

Warrants issued for 31 alleged drug dealers, users

By Dave Gong, Jessica Wells, and Ryan Felgenhauer | February 23, 2012

***Updated 1:00 p.m.*** As of now, 22 people have been arrested as part of Thursday's drug sweep. DeKalb Police Lt. Gary Spangler said Operation Safe Streets is complete. Moving forward, DeKalb Police aim to find and arrest the remaining suspects, Spangler...

DeKalb Police arrest two suspects in connection with car burglaries

August 31, 2011

DeKalb | Two men suspected in connection with several automobile burglaries in the DeKalb area were arrested early Wednesday, said DeKalb Police Lt. Gary Spangler.Spangler said Quintin Robinson, 21, of DeKalb, and Jesse Dille, 20, of Hinckley, were arrested...

Arrested or referred?: Punishment determined on case-by-case basis

By Alex Fiore | April 7, 2011

DeKALB | Busted. When an NIU Police officer catches a student in violation of the university’s alcohol or cannabis policies, they have a choice to make: arrest the student or refer them to the Office of Community Standards and Student Conduct (OCSSC)....