Maywood Man Gets 16-year Prison Term For Weapon Charges In DuPage County

Friday, February 16, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Michael H. Jones | DuPage County state’s attorney’s office

A Maywood man was recently sentenced to 16 years in prison on Feb. 15 after he pleaded guilty to “two counts of illegal possession of a firearm by a street gang member,” according to the Chicago Tribune and multiple other media outlets.

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Progressive Missionaries to Feed, Clothe Homeless in Honor of Late Evangelist Lorraine Grace, Saturday, Sept. 19, 11 AM

Graphic by Inter-Nation Cultural Foundation.  Saturday, September 12, 2015 || By Michael Romain  The Homeless Picnic will take place Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, 11 AM to 3 PM, 5th Ave. and Fred Hampton Way (behind Maywood Public Library and police department), Maywood  Lorraine Wilson Grace, a longtime Maywoodian, was a staple in her community and beyond. “She did a lot for the homeless here and for … Continue reading Progressive Missionaries to Feed, Clothe Homeless in Honor of Late Evangelist Lorraine Grace, Saturday, Sept. 19, 11 AM

Official Misconduct Charge Overturned for Ex-Maywood Cop Deon Sams

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 || Originally Published: 2/18/15 || Daily Herald || By Justin Kmitch A former Maywood police officer, already acquitted of a March 2012 sexual assault, had his remaining official misconduct conviction overturned Tuesday. During a November bench trial, Judge George Bakalis found Deon Sams, 40, not guilty of four counts of criminal sexual assault involving an encounter with a woman on his … Continue reading Official Misconduct Charge Overturned for Ex-Maywood Cop Deon Sams