20130926 - Heroin Roundup Sheriff ride along - nwherald

Kyle Grillot - kgrillot@shawmedia.com

Just after 5 a.m., Police gather in the parking lot of the McHenry County Sheriff's Office before going out into McHenry County. Three teams will then head to different regions of McHenry County; one team will then go to the Algonquin, Lake in the Hills, Crystal Lake, Cary region, one team will go to Hebron, unincorporated Woodstock, and McHenry, and the third team will go to various locations in Woodstock. At least 35 officers from Woodstock, Lake in the Hills, McHenry Sheriffs department, and the U.S. Marshall's Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force went to 20 different locations around McHenry county Thursday morning to arrest suspects with drug-related felony warrants. These types of criminal roundups are clustered together in order to use these resources in a cost effective manner. Today, 16 of the 20 warrants ended in arrests, and at least 10 will now have additional charges based on the recovery of paraphernalia and other charges.