One man faces a felony drug charge and another a felony gun charge after a police search of a home in the 1400 block of Pitner Avenue in Evanston.
Police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan, in announcing the arrests this afternoon, said members of the department’s Special Operations Group executed a search warrant at the property about 3:15 p.m. Wednesday.
He says detectives found two handguns, a .357 caliber Glock that was reported stolen in Mississippi and a .45 caliber semi-automatic handgun.
The guns police say they recovered in the raid.
He says they also found 1.5 grams of cocaine, 175 grams of cannabis, scales, ammunition and narcotics packaging material.
Xavier L. Frye, 28, of 1549 W. Birchwood Ave. in Chicago, now faces felony charges of delivery of cannabis within 1,000 feet of a school.
Nicholas Mayfield, 25, of 1460 Pitner Ave. in Evanston, was charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon by a felon.
A third man, a 29-year-old Evanston resident, was taken into custody during the raid but released without charges.