On Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at approximately 2:40 p.m., KAMEG Agents arrested Sylvester M. Paino, age 23, of Kankakee, after a traffic stop near the intersection of South Schuyler Avenue and East Station Street in Kankakee. KAMEG Agents arrested Paino on three counts of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance stemming from previous KAMEG investigations. Additionally, Paino was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver after Agents located approximately 5.0 grams of suspected crack cocaine in Paino's possession. Paino was transported to the Jerome Combs Detention Center.
KAMEG Agents, with assistance from the Kankakee Police Department's Gang
Enforcement Tactical Unit (GETU), also executed three search warrants on Tuesday in Kankakee. Agents seized approximately 175.5 grams of suspected cannabis. This is an on-going investigation with more arrests anticipated.