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February 11, 2014 | 04:08 PMThe Walworth County Drug Unit arrested three people that are suspected to be part of a heroin-dealing ring in the Lake Geneva and Delavan area.
The investigation lasted about a month and the arrests were made on Friday and announced Monday in a press release.
Jamaal Shellie, 33, of Waukegan, Ill., is accused of heading the group and having others drive him around to sell heroin.
Click here to read the District Attorney Dan Necci's press release
He was also recruiting others to sell heroin for him, according to the press release from the Walworth County Sheriff's Department.
Shellie was arrested in a Lake Geneva hotel on seven heroin delivery counts. As of Tuesday morning, online court records indicate Shellie is in custody in the Walworth County jail.
Two others were also arrested.
The arrests were made by deputies from the Walworth County Drug Enforcement Unit, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency and police from the cities of Lake Geneva and Delavan police departments.
- Christina M. Lavender, 28, 4119 Spruce St., Delavan, was arrested in her vehicle in Lake Geneva on three counts of heroin delivery. As of Tuesday morning she was in custody, according to online court records.
- Jacob LA Crews, 24, 919 George St., Lake Geneva, was arrested in his vehicle in Lake Geneva on a heroin delivery charge and charges of possessing heroin and drug paraphernalia. As of Tuesday morning he was in custody, according to online court records.