The owners of Buffalo Grove's were among a group of people charged in connection with a major narcotics trafficking operation, Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez announced today Dec. Maria Garza, 37, and Carmelo Rios, 35, both of Arlington Heights, were among six people arrested and accused of importing heroin and other drugs into Cook County following a joint investigation by the U. They face drug conspiracy charges following the joint, six-month undercover investigation.
According to prosecutors, Rios and Garza were identified by investigators as the importers of kilogram quantities of heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana.
The couple is alleged to have arranged for shipments of heroin originating from Mexican sources of supply to be transported to the Chicago area for distribution both locally and to buyers on the East Coast for subsequent distribution there.
During the course of the investigation, DEA agents recovered approximately 7. Surveillance conducted during the operation captured the defendants arranging the delivery, sale and transportation of the narcotics to their customers. Search warrants were executed Dec.
All of the defendants have been charged with criminal drug conspiracy and are facing 15 to 60 years in prison if convicted. Rios and Colon-Ortiz have been in custody since Nov.
Arroyo-Ortuna is in custody in California pending his extradition to Chicago. All the defendants except Arroyo-Ortuna and Zaragoza are expected to appear for preliminary hearings on Dec.
The Cook County State's Attorney's Office has been an invaluable partner in attacking drug trafficking organizations that have ties to foreign sources of supply and operate within our neighborhoods," said Jack Riley, Special Agent in Charge of the Chicago Field Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration. Patch is a space for neighborhood news. Please keep your replies clean, friendly and factual. Read our community guidelines here.Gym Class Heroes: Stereo Hearts (MattyBRaps Cover ft Skylar Stecker)
Warrants have been issued for the arrests of two other people. Alvarez thanked the DEA for the agency's ongoing cooperation and work in this case. DeLuca's remained open for business Dec. Thank Reply Share. Patch Community Guidelines Patch is a space for neighborhood news.Pizzerias reopened Monday night in the birthplace of pizza, albeit under restrictions and for home delivery only.
Whereas pizzerias in Rome and elsewhere were allowed to operate for take-out and delivery service, they were banned in Naples out of fear that such a congested, high-density city could fast become a new hot spot for COVID infections. With Italy as whole gradually reopening, De Luca lifted bans on pizza deliveries as well as home deliveries from bars, pastry shops, ice-cream parlors and restaurants. Customers can only place orders by phone — not in person — and all business must close at 10 p.
The pizzerias have to be cleaned regularly and workers must wear gloves and masks. Italy was the first country in the West to be slammed by the outbreak and has registered more than 26, fatalities, the highest in Europe. Italy's epicenter, however, was based in the northern region of Lombardy. Officials say Campania, in the south, and regions closer to the foot of the boot-shaped Italian peninsula were largely spared because the government locked down the whole country in time.
Nationwide, bars and restaurants are expected to be allowed to reopen in June for in-house service, but only with strict social-distancing and sanitation measures in place. Copyright The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission. Join us in sharing support for all the heroes on the frontlines.Following two months of quarantine, the citizens of Naples, Italy, are rejoicing in a small victory over coronavirus : pizza has returned to the city.
Pizza has been a mainstay of Naples, where the doughy goodness was born, for centuries, but when Italy became the epicenter of Europe for coronavirus, that changed. Naples and the surrounding province, Campania, was shut down completely, and unlike Rome, they did not have take out or delivery.
It was a call made by municipalities in effort to beat the virus.
Pizzerias Reopen for Business in Naples, the 'Birthplace' of Pizza
Campania had a 4, cases since February, with half having to be hospitalized. While it seems as if all of Naples has rejoiced in pizzerias opening up, it comes with restrictions. All must close by 10 p. Customers can only place orders by phone and cannot come to the shops. Everything must be delivered. De Luca announced that home deliveries from bars, pastry shops, ice-cream parlors and restaurants, can also begin. Italy is one of the countries worst hit by coronavirus.
They have suffered nearly 27, deaths, second to the United States, which currently has over 56, according to the World Health Organization. The north of Italy was hit the hardest by the pandemic. Skip to main content. This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors. If you are using ad-blocking software, please disable it and reload the page. Embed Code Restart. Now playing.See comments.
Pizza businesses reopened this week in the birthplace of pizza, after two months of coronavirus restrictions. For now, they are only open for home delivery. But, pizzerias in Naples closed because officials feared the virus could spread very quickly in such a crowded city.
The leader of the surrounding Campania area, Vincenzo De Luca, put extreme lockdown measures in place. The region has seen a less severe outbreak of COVID, the disease the virus causes, than some other regions in Italy.
This week, De Luca lifted bans on pizza deliveries as well as home deliveries from restaurants, ice cream stores, bars and some other food and drink businesses. It is not a total reopening, however. The pizzerias can only take orders by phone, not in person. The pizzerias have to be cleaned very often and workers must wear covers on their hands and faces.
Everything he uses to make his pizzas comes from local providers. Italy was the first western country to be hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak.
It has reported more than 26, deaths, the highest number in Europe. Officials say Campania and other areas in the south have had fewer infections because the government locked down the whole country in time. Across Italy, bars and restaurants are planning to reopen more fully in June. Visitors will be required to observe social-distancing measures and the businesses must follow special rules for cleaning and disinfecting. The Associated Press reported this story.
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As Coronavirus Restrictions Ease in Italy, Naples' Beloved Pizzas are Back
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I usually bring it home and cook it a little more in the oven before serving. My youngest son always gets very sick when he eats their pizza but no one else in the family does. Not sure why it makes him sick. Larry Gusan 2 years ago on Google. Located inside the Subway. Freshly made items good selection! Reasonable prices and friendly staff.
Kyle A. Mama DeLucas is actually the right side of subway. They have a variety of pizzas.Pizzas at home in Campania: after requests and appeals, the governor Vincenzo De Luca has unlocked with the order just signed the home delivery of one of the most loved dishes ever.
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Coronavirus: De Luca OKs pizza home delivery in Campania (2)
Bad weather: rain and thunderstorms in the South. Municipality and Acea inaugurate the artistic lighting of the Arch of Constantine - Italy. The stellar moments of Mexican television are revived in Animal Crossing. A Chilean deputy runs like Naruto in Parliament to celebrate the approval of a law. Spain has less than half of the trackers needed to control the epidemic.Pizzas are being prepared for home delivery at the Caputo pizzeria in Naples, Monday, April 27, Region Campania allowed cafes and pizzerias to reopen for delivery Monday, after a long precautionary closure due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Pizzerias reopened Monday night in the birthplace of pizza, albeit under restrictions and for home delivery only.
Whereas pizzerias in Rome and elsewhere were allowed to operate for take-out and delivery service, they were banned in Naples out of fears that such a congested, high-density city could fast become a new hot spot for COVID infections. With Italy as whole gradually reopening, De Luca lifted bans on pizza deliveries as well as home deliveries from bars, pastry shops and ice-cream parlors and restaurants. Clients can only place orders by phone — not in person — and all business must close at 10 p.
The pizzerias have to be cleaned regularly and workers must wear gloves and masks. Italy was the first country in the West to be slammed by the outbreak, and its death toll is the highest in Europe and second only to the U.
De Luca OKs pizza home delivery (2)
Italy's epicenter, however, was based in the north and officials say the south was largely spared because the government locked down the whole country in time.
Nationwide, bars and restaurants are expected to be allowed to reopen in June for in-house service, but only with strict social-distancing and sanitation measures in place. Follow Us On. Recommended For You Djoker Returns!