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Pot Hidden in Load of Strawberries

    Chicago Police

    (AP) — Chicago police say a 41-year-old man was arrested with 350 pounds of marijuana hidden in buckets of frozen strawberries in a rental truck.

    Police say the drugs had an estimated street value of more than $853,000 and were to be distributed to gangs on Chicago's southeast side.

    Martin Rosas of south suburban Dolton was charged with possessing

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    Breaking News: La Shawn Ford Indicted for Bank Fraud

      La Shawn K Ford

      State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford has been charged with bank fraud.

      Ford, 40, of Chicago — who also invests in Chicago real estate — allegedly fraudulently obtained a $500,000 increase and a two-year extension on a line of credit from a failed bank called ShoreBank, making false statements to gain multiple advances, according to a federal indictment ret

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      • Written by The Chicago Defender
      • Category: Chicago

      Breaking News: La Shawn Ford Indicted for Bank Fraud

        La Shawn K Ford

        State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford has been charged with bank fraud.

        Ford, 40, of Chicago — who also invests in Chicago real estate — allegedly fraudulently obtained a $500,000 increase and a two-year extension on a line of credit from a failed bank called ShoreBank, making false statements to gain multiple advances, according to a federal indictment ret

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        • Written by The Chicago Defender
        • Category: Chicago

        Breaking News: La Shawn Ford Indicted for Bank Fraud (2)

          La Shawn K Ford

          State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford has been charged with bank fraud.

          Ford, 40, of Chicago — who also invests in Chicago real estate — is alleged to have fraudulently obtained a $500,000 increase and a two-year extension on a line of credit from the now failed bank ShoreBank, and making false statements to gain multiple advances according to a federal ind

          ...
          • Written by The Chicago Defender
          • Category: Chicago