made what's being described as the largest heroin seizure in city history thanks to an out-of-town driver's failure to use his turn signal.
Lamar D. Egler, 33, and Lewis D. Hall, 38, both of Cleveland, were arrested shortly after 9 p.m. Tuesday near Maple and Gougar roads after police officers observed the driver's nervous behavior and the passenger said they were in town to visit a sick grandfather he could not name, according to a story in the Joliet Herald-News.
A narcotics-sniffing dog was brought to the scene, and detected drugs in the trunk, the story said. Police recovered 5.5 kilos of heroin with a street value of more than $500,000, the story said.
Both are being held in the in lieu of $500,000 bond.