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Agents arrest Sheridan man

SHERIDAN — Lorne J. Barnes, 50, of Sheridan was charged with the Class 1 felony of unlawful delivery of one to 15 grams of a controlled substance (heroin) at 3:20 p.m. Nov. 8 near Park and Robinson streets in Sheridan.

During the buy/bust operation, Tri-DENT agents, assisted by LaSalle County sheriff’s deputies and DeKalb County narcotic detectives, conducted a controlled purchase of about four grams of heroin from Barnes. Following the purchase, agents and detectives were involved in a short foot chase before taking Barnes into custody without incident.

Barnes was transported to the LaSalle County Jail by LaSalle County deputies.

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