Five arrested in parolee sweep

Evanston police say five men were arrested during an early morning check on parolees today.

Evanston Police Commander Tom Guenther says city police and the Illinois Department of Corrections Parole Division checked on 44 parolees during the sweep.

He says they conducted drug tests, interviewed the parolees to seek information about possible criminal activity and checked on their compliance with restrictions imposed as part of their parole.

Those arrested today, and the charges they face, are: Alfred Boner, 22, of 720 Mulford St., marijuana possession; Kevin Brown, 36, of 1811 Dempster St., weapons and drug violation; Joe Norman Jr., 27, of 703 Brummel St., possession of controlled substance; Anthony Jones, 20, 1420 Fowler Ave., possession of a controlled substance, and Frank Sanchez, 21, of 7729 N. Sheridan Road in Chicago, a warrant arrest for bond forfeiture.

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