Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Patch looks back at some of the biggest drug arrests in Darien and Woodridge from 2012.
Continuing the police news from our 2012 Year in Review, we highlight a few of the high-profile drug cases that stemmed from Darien and Woodridge last year. Darien Man Charged in Police Seizure of 600 Pounds of Marijuana A Darien man was one of five people charged in a police sting that netted about 600 pounds of marijuana in November. Dean A. Dziuba, 55, of the 1100 block of Lodgepole Court in Darien, was charged with cannabis trafficking, unlawful possession of cannabis with the intent to deliver and unlawful possession of cannabis. Police Remove Meth Lab from Woodridge Apartment Local and state police removed a small working meth lab from a Woodridge apartment in May. Woodridge police said they arrived at the Quarters in Woodridge …
Monday, November 5, 2012
A Woodridge man pleaded guilty to manufacturing meth after police found a small meth lab in his apartment. Get other DuPage County Court updates in our weekly court watch.
Recapping the latest DuPage County Court news: The third, and final, man charged earlier this year in connection to a Woodridge methamphetamine conspiracy has pleaded guilty. Jeffrey Drobilek pleaded guilty to possession of a meth precursor in a deal with prosecutors. He was sentence to 180 days in DuPage County Jail and two years of probation. He will also have to pay nearly $3,000 in court costs. Drobilek and two other men, Michael Dehlinger and John Stark, were arrested in May after police found a small meth lab in Dehlinger's Woodridge apartment. Stark admitted to one count of manufacturing meth and was sentenced to seven years in prison. Dehlinger's agreement with prosecutors included similar sentencing as Drobilek, who was described …
Monday, September 10, 2012
An update on DuPage County Court cases making headlines.
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- Sabrina Wu
Monday, September 10, 2012
Woodridge: Michael Dehlinger of Woodridge pleaded guilty Aug. 28 for his part in a methamphetamine conspiracy, and agreed to testify against a co-defendant as part of the deal with prosecutors. Dehlinger was arrested in May after police discovered a small meth lab, drugs and drug paraphernalia inside his apartment while serving him an arrest warrant on theft charges. He was initially charged with conspiracy to make meth and possession of meth-making materials, but pleaded guilty in the deal to possessing less than 30 grams of "methamphetamine precursor," court records show. He was sentenced to 180 days in DuPage County Jail, with credit for time already served, placed on two years of probation, ordered to pay $2,440 and to undergo regular …