Former prisoners back in jail after parolee sweep

January 27, 2010 5:50:10 AM PST
Some former prisoners are back in jail Tuesday night after a sweep of potential parole violators.Police say Monday's early morning round-up in west suburban Maywood also netted guns and drugs.

A total of 47 parolees were targeted by police. Of those, 28 were arrested on various parole violations including illegal drug use and possession of weapons.

Authorities say four of those arrested with weapons will most likely face more serious federal charges.


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