Chicago Police narcotics officers were able to intercept a shipment of narcotics that was being shipped into Chicago. From that delivery location, officers recovered a large quantity of narcotics, firearms, and over $95,000 in cash.
Narcotics Division officers conducted an investigation of a suspicious package that was received at a local shipping facility. A search warrant was executed on that package and it was found it to contain 614 grams of cannabis. The Package Team conducted a controlled delivery of that package to a recipient in the 2200 block of S. Kildare Ave.
On March 19th, 2015 at approximately 4:50 p.m., officers executed a delivery warrant on that same address. Inside the location, officers recovered two assault rifles with 100 round magazines, three additional assault rifles with 30 round magazines, one loaded 10mm auto pistol, one loaded 9mm auto pistol, one revolver, and a high power bolt action rifle with a scope. A large quantity of ammunition and two bullet proof vests were also discovered.
Also inside this residence was a large cache of narcotics that included 5,052 grams of powder cocaine, 557 grams of crack cocaine, 6,713 grams of tan heroin, 997 grams of black tar heroin and 726 grams of cannabis. The estimated street value of these narcotics total approximately $1,532,477.00. In addition, approximately $95,608.00 in cash was recovered.
Arrested during this incident was a 24 year old female – Lauren Henry, from the 2200 block of S. Kildare Ave.