Chicago Police Target Gang Controlled Drug Market in Town Hall (23rd) District
Six in Custody as result of ‘Operation Sugar Magnolia’
‘Operation Sugar Magnolia’ targeted members of the Black P-Stones street gang operating in and around the area of Magnolia and Wilson in the Uptown neighborhood. This operation closed an estimated $500,000-a-year narcotics enterprise that is responsible for recent gang violence in the area. Two of the individuals charged were already in custody, charged with committing violent crimes.
During the course of the investigation, police were able to seize quantities of cash and crack cocaine. Utilizing surveillance, undercover work and other investigatory techniques, police were able to obtain arrest warrants on 10 individuals involved in gang and narcotics activity in the 23rd District.
The following individuals were arrested and charged as a result of this operation. An additional four individuals are wanted and currently being sought by police.
- Marcus Davis, 25, of the 4400 block of North Clifton is charged with Delivery of a Controlled Substance
- Markus Moore, 29, of the 4700 block of North Monticello is charged with Delivery of a Controlled Substance
- Omari Robinson, 19, of the 2900 block of West Touhy is charged with Delivery of a Controlled Substance
- Roy Orr, 25, of the 700 block of West 76th Street is charged with Delivery of a Controlled Substance
- Brayant Rodgers, 27, of the 7100 block of South Harvard is charged with Delivery of a Controlled Substance. Rodgers was already in custody, charged with First Degree Murder and Aggravated Battery with a Firearm for a shooting that occurred earlier this month in the 4500 block of North Magnolia.
- Wilbur Jackson, 31, of the 4400 block of North Magnolia is charged with Delivery of a Controlled Substance. Jackson was already in custody, charged with Aggravated Battery with a Firearm for a shooting that occurred in late November 2010 in the 5900 block of North Ridge.
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Commander Kathleen Boehmer
Chicago Police Department, 23rd District
850 West Addison St.
Chicago, IL 60613
Or, fill out a form on the ClearPath website to "Compliment An Officer." (For Police Officer's name, we suggest "Kathleen Boehmer," unless you happen to know a specific officer who was involved in the surveillance or arrests.)