logo for print

Car switch tips Chicago unit to massive drug bust


Bust nets $1 million in drugs, $378,000 in cash
 
By Josh Noel
The Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO — One of the year's largest drug busts in Chicago, netting more than $1 million in cocaine and marijuana, came together for police in less than a day, officials said Sunday.

With the result spread across several tables -- more than 40 resealable bags bulging with marijuana, five bricks and several bags of cocaine, and more than $378,000 in cash -- Lt. Eric Carter of the narcotics and gang investigation unit said the arrest began about 8 p.m. Friday when police saw Oswaldo Sanchez, 25, switching cars with a group of men.

Car switching is a common practice during large drug deals, police said.

Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy

Full story: Car switch tips Chicago unit to massive drug bust

Request product info from top Police Surveillance companies

Thank You!

Thank You!

By submitting your information, you agree to be contacted by the selected vendor(s).

Join the discussion

Brand focus

Sponsored content
6 things to look for when buying an LPR system

6 things to look for when buying an LPR system

Consider your agency’s needs and goals when choosing an automatic license plate reader platform

Copyright © 2018 PoliceOne.com. All rights reserved.