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Highland Park Teen From Burgled Home Arrested for Dealing Drugs

Police investigation into the Aug. 2 armed burglary led to the arrest of Jacob A. Lynn, 17, who lives at the home that was broken into. Deerfield teens Joseph J. Mahoney and Joshua S. Norris are facing home invasion charges for the break-in.

A 17-year-old Highland Park resident has become the third teen arrested as a result of police investigation into the armed burglary that took place on Parkside Drive earlier this month.

Jacob A. Lynn, who lives in the has been arrested and charged as an adult for unlawful possession of cannabis with intent to deliver, unlawful possession of cannabis and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, according to the .

His arrest comes two weeks after .

"That whole investigation revolving around the home invasion led us to this arrest," Highland Park Deputy Police Chief Dave Schwarz told Patch on Friday.

While clearing the house after the burglary, and upon further investigation, officers found drug paraphernalia and signs of cannabis possession in the Parkside home, according to Schwarz.

Police also found a safe that contained cannabis and belonged to Lynn, an incoming  senior.

"The residents at the home were cooperative at the time," Schwarz said.

Though Schwarz told Patch earlier that , he would not comment Friday about what motives the accused burglars may have had.

"The facts are presented as is," Schwarz said. "Some of that may come out in trial."

, Lynn has been charged as an adult. His bond was placed at $25,000 and Lynn posted $2,500 for his release. If convicted, Lynn could face up to five years in prison. He is scheduled to appear in court on Thursday, August 30.

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Chief Keef February 27, 2013 at 11:51 PM
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Chief Keef February 27, 2013 at 11:51 PM
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Chief Keef February 27, 2013 at 11:52 PM
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Grant Blesser February 28, 2013 at 03:25 AM
It's funny. You have so many opinions although they are all worthless
Nick Nottoli June 24, 2013 at 04:55 AM
ha ha ha i met this dude a few months ago and he's not in jail

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