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More charged in Travel Inn meth lab bust

By Rachel Scaman | January 21, 2014

Police have charged 13 more people who were involved in the manufacturing of meth at a Travel Inn room, and they expect to charge more.The DeKalb Police Department discovered the meth lab on Oct. 27 at the Travel Inn, 1116 W. Lincoln Highway.At the time,...

Cops: Pot theft led to Travel Inn gunfire

By Northern Star Staff | November 3, 2013

Police have made 12 arrests in regard to an incident where at least one shot was fired at about noon Friday at the Travel Inn, about a half mile from NIU.A theft of pot resulted in a fight that led to the gunfire in the Travel Inn parking lot, 1116 W....

Cozzi’s view: Police should have issued text advisory in Travel Inn incident

By Danny Cozzi | November 1, 2013

At least one shot was fired Friday on Lincoln Highway near the Travel Inn during a gunfire incident.NIU Police Chief Tom Phillips said a fight took place in the Travel Inn parking lot. DeKalb police said at least one shot was fired, but there were only...

Twelve arrested in Travel Inn gunfire incident

By Northern Star Staff | November 1, 2013

Police have made twelve arrests in regard to an incident where at least one shot was fired at the Travel Inn, about a half mile from NIU, at noon Friday.Through investigation Friday, offers learned that a fight in the parking lot was a result of a theft...

Man arrested after allegedly using pole as weapon near Travel Inn

By Jessi Haish | September 26, 2013

Nathan Myers, 29, of DeKalb, was arrested after allegedly using an aluminum pole as a weapon near Travel Inn, 1116 W. Lincoln Highway.DeKalb Police Sgt. Craig Woodruff said a small argument started to escalate between Myers and another person Thursday...

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