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EPD arrests 6 in area drug bust

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Six persons were arrested by Evanston police and charged with drug violations that involved additional arrests by police in Chicago and several neighboring suburbs, according to Cmdr. Joseph Dugan of the EPD.

A complete news release is awaiting an agreement among the participating departments, Dugan said, but today’s daily crime report lists the names of the Evanston six who were arrested over a four-day period last week.

Drake Allen Norwood, 27, of 2042 W. Farragut Ave., Chicago, was arrested last Monday at 8:40 p.m. at that address and was charged with the manufacture or delivery of 30 grams of cannabis or less.

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The other five were charged with “calculated criminal cannabis conspiracy.”

Joshua Rizo, 29, of 930 Judson Ave., was arrested at that address at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Andrew Kung, 27, of 3651 W. Cornelia Ave., Chicago, was arrested at that address at 2:40 p.m. Thursday. Also arrested Thursday were Michael  Deandre Singleton, 32, of 2000 W. Warren Blvd., Chicago, at that address, at 3:45 p.m. , and Carlisle L. Green, 33, of 919 W. Leland Ave., Chicago, at 22 W. Hubbard St., Chicago, at 9:30 p.m.

Arrested on Friday at 2:30 p.m. was Nicholas English, 28, of 1302 N. Cleveland Ave., Chicago, at that address.

All except English are due in court in Skokie on Oct. 28 at 9 a.m. No court date was released for English.

Charles Bartling

A resident of Evanston since 1975, Chuck Bartling holds a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and has extensive experience as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers, radio stations and business-oriented magazines.

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