Northern Star

DeKalb Police uncover 48 pounds of cocaine

Jessi Haish

September 30, 2013

DeKalb | Two Arizona men are being held after being found with 48 pounds of cocaine.Terance T. Prigge, 53, of Phoenix, and Matthew B. Gruender, 52, of Phoenix, are being held on bond of $10 million each.At 10:26 p.m. Sept. 21, DeKalb police received a phone call from the DeKalb Taylor municipal airport reque...

Two suspects at large in local cocaine bust

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 by the U.S. Marshals Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task ...

DeKalb man arrested on controlled substance charges

Melissa Mastrogiovanni

April 1, 2012

DeKalb police received a report of drug activity at a residence in the 600 block of North Eleventh Street and a search warrant was issued on Thursday. About one half ounce of cocaine was seized from the residence. According to a DeKalb Police Department press release, “Derrick Rhodes, 41, of DeKalb, was arr...

Dead Man Walking

Thomas Verschelde and Dave Gong

November 20, 2011

Editor's note: Due to the sensitive nature of this material, the subject's name has been changed at his request to protect his privacy. At age 21, Adam Larson died for the first time. Larson, a Rockford resident, began using drugs at age 16. "I smoked weed for the first time the summer between my sopho...

Former NIU student charged with supplying cocaine to juveniles

Dave Gong

November 15, 2011

DeKalb County Sheriff's deputies arrested and charged a DeKalb man Saturday for supplying cocaine to two juveniles, according to a press release from the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office.Tyler R. Walt, 21, of DeKalb, was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a child and contributing to the d...

3 arrested in DeKalb drug bust

Northern Star staff

February 14, 2011

Three individuals were arrested as part of a DeKalb Police investigation into the sale of heroin. Agents purchased heroin at a hotel in the 1100 block of W. Lincoln Highway, according to a DeKalb Police press release. The release stated Craig L. Brock, 23, of Round Lake was arrested by police after he entered a r...

Sycamore man arrested with cocaine

Sycamore man arrested with cocaine

Northern Star Staff

September 26, 2010

A Sycamore man was arrested Friday after police executed a search warrant in his home allegedly found cocaine. According to a Sycamore Police press release, officers searched the apartment of Marlin K. Green, 30, of the 200 block of North Sacramento Street, as a result of an ongoing investigation. Gre...

Sycamore man arrested for possession of cocaine

Northern Star Staff

September 24, 2010

A Sycamore man was arrested Friday after police executed a search warrant in his home allegedly found cocaine.According to a Sycamore Police press release, officers searched the apartment of Marlin K. Green, 30, of the 200 block of North Sacramento Street, as a result of an ongoing investigation. Green ...