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 06/21/16, S.L.A.N.T. and the Freeport Police Department began the second phase of the investigation. Both agencies working together began executing arrest warrants.
Willie Allen (04/17/92) was arrested for Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance within 1000 feet of a school. Allen had two warrants with the combined bond of $250,000 10%
Rodney Parker (06/06/64) was arrested for Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance within 1000 feet of a School. Parker’s bond was set at $200,000 10%.
Christopher Jones (06/22/78) was arrested for Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance within 1000 Feet of a school. Jones had two warrants with the combined bond of $300,000 10%.
Donta Euells (06/27/81) was also arrested for Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance within 1000 Feet of Public Housing. Euells’ bond has been set at $250,000 10%.
This was the initial sequence of this operation. More investigations are ongoing at this time. As those these investigations are concluded, arrest warrants will be issued for additional subjects who have been engaged in the distribution of illegal drugs in our community.
All suspects depicted in this press release should be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.