Prosecutors: Streamwood man facing drug charges jumped off an Elgin roof to evade search warrant

A Streamwood man who authorities say had more than 3,000 grams of marijuana and more than $34,000 in cash jumped off a roof in an effort to evade I...

November 23, 2022
3:30 AM

A Streamwood man who authorities say had more than 3,000 grams of marijuana and more than $34,000 in cash jumped off a roof in an effort to evade Illinois State Police officers, according to prosecutors. Illinois State Police North Central Narcotics Task Force officers arrived at an Elgin home Thursday with a search warrant for Luis Tavares, who already had a manufacture and delivery of marijuana case pending in Rolling Meadows Third Municipal District at the time of his arrest. His new charges include armed violence, possession of cocaine with intent to deliver, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana with intent to deliver and possession of marijuana.

Barbara Vitello