Dec 10, 2011

Police: Pizzeria Owners Part Of Major Drug Trafficking Operation

The owners of Buffalo Grove's DeLuca's Pizzeria 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. 9).

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.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Cook County State's Attorney's Narcotics Prosecution Bureau, Alvarez said in a press release.