Four Arrested For Selling Drugs By Schools And Churches In Freeport Police And S.L.A.N.T Investigation

Freeport. Illinois – The Freeport Police Department in cooperation with the Illinois State Police State Line Area Narcotics Team (S.L.A.N.T.) has been conducting an investigation into illegal drug sales by individuals within the Freeport Community. Areas of the community that have had complaints of open air drug trade were targeted during the investigation. The individuals identified during this investigation are spreading poison within Freeport to the vulnerable citizens of our community and surrounding areas who suffer from a disease called addiction.

Some of the subjects identified during the course of this investigation had prior convictions for robbery, Aggravated Unlawful Use of Weapon, Resisting or Obstructing Police Officers, as well as prior offenses relating to possession of Cannabis and the distribution of other illegal drugs. On 07/01/16, S.L.A.N.T. and the Freeport Police Department began the second wave of arrests in regard to the ongoing investigations. Both agencies
working together executed more arrest warrants.

 Tevin Walker (05/27/93), of Freeport, was arrested for Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance within 1000 feet of a school. Walker’s bond is set at $250,000 10%

 Elijah Brown (10/05/93), of Freeport, was arrested for Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance within 1000 feet of a Church. Brown had two warrants with the combined bond of $400,000 10%.

 Ishman Jackson (04/09/71), of Freeport, was arrested for Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance within 1000 Feet of a church. Jackson had two warrants with the combined bond of $400,000 10%.

 Mary Parker (01/23/61), of Freeport was arrested for Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance within 1000 Feet of a school. Parker had two warrants with a combined bond of bond $400,000 10%.

Both agencies worked together to arrest four individuals on 06/21/16/. This is the second wave of arrests in regard to the ongoing investigations. More investigations are ongoing at this time. As those investigations are concluded, arrest warrants will be issued for additional subjects who have been engaged in the distribution of illegal drugs in our community.

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