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The original item was published from 12/11/2019 1:48:49 PM to 12/26/2019 12:00:02 AM.

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

[ARCHIVED] 60 Grams of Heroin Seized During Search Warrant


The Lake County Sheriff’s Special Investigations Group in collaboration with Zion Police Department concluded a narcotics investigation which resulted in the arrest of a Zion man and removal of over 60 grams of heroin.  

The investigation, which lasted approximately one month, concluded this morning with a search warrant at a residence in the 2800 block of Galilee Avenue, Zion. Detectives recovered over 60 grams of heroin from the residence and subsequently arrested Andrew Q. Kaywon-Thomas, 37, a documented street gang member, of the same residence.  

The Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office approved the charges of unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver (class X felony) and unlawful possession of a controlled substance (class 1 felony).  

Kaywon-Thomas remains held in the Lake County Jail pending an initial court hearing.

All defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.  

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