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On March 15, 2023, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Group (SIG), a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) funded task force, concluded a long-term investigation, resulting in the arrest of a convicted felon, who is a documented street gang member.
The investigation focused on an individual, Joshua A. Jackson, 26, of the 500 block of Grandview Drive, Round Lake Park, who was distributing narcotics.
On March 15th, members of the Sheriff’s Special Investigations Group conducted a search warrant at Jackson’s home. During the search of Jackson’s home SIG detectives recovered:
After reviewing the facts and circumstances of the case, the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office approved the following charges:
Sheriff John D. Idleburg said, “I am grateful our Special Investigations Group investigated and arrested this convicted felon before he had an opportunity to use or sell these firearms. We will continue our efforts to apprehend violent offenders and those who traffic drugs in Lake County.”
Round Lake Park Police were an integral part of the investigation.
All defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.