Sheriff’s Special Investigations Group arrests Round Lake man on drug, gun charges

ROUND LAKE – The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Group concluded a narcotics investigation that resulted in the arrest of a Round Lake man in connection with drug dealing and the seizure of a firearm and ammunition.

After the investigation, members of the sheriff’s special investigations group conducted a search warrant June 3 at the residence of Angel Lopez, 21, of the 1300 block of Coventry Glen, Round Lake.

During the search, detectives found nearly 200 grams of cocaine, more than 20 MDMA pills, more than 10 alprazolam pills, scales and other items used to package drugs, according to a news release. Additionally, detectives located a firearm and ammunition.

Lopez was charged with unlawful possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, unlawful possession of MDMA with intent to distribute, and three counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance. Additional charges are pending, police said.

Lopez was being held in the Lake County Jail on $250,000 bond.