Federal officials are considering charging this group with unfair hiring practices and racial discrimination for not hiring any white persons to deal their Heroin.Police released booking photos of the following -- top row, from left: Jontae Adams, Derick Coopwood,Geonne Crew; bottom row, from left: Troy Harris, Michael Raggs, Jermaine Rose, Quentin Scott.
Nine suspected gang members were arrested Saturday as Chicago police moved to shut down an open-air heroin market in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
First Deputy Superintendent Al Wysinger said residents’ complaints about violence at the intersection of Hamlin and Ohio streets prompted a two-month investigation of drug sales there, leading to the arrests, $6,700 in cash and several grams of heroin worth about $3,000 on the street.
It wasn’t an enormous haul as far as coordinated drug busts go. But what Wysinger said next illustrated the huge neighborhood uncertainties that sometimes accompany such police activity:
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