Illinois News: CHICAGO, 35 Defendants Charged in Joint Federal and State Investigation into Heroin and Fentanyl Delivery Service in Chicago Area

Illinois News: CHICAGO, 35 Defendants Charged in Joint Federal and State Investigation into Heroin and Fentanyl Delivery Service in Chicago Area

CHICAGO, Illinois — Thirty-five individuals are facing criminal charges as part of a joint federal and state investigation into heroin and fentanyl trafficking in Chicago.

During the multi-year investigation, dubbed “Operation Road Rage,” law enforcement seized a kilogram of heroin, most of which contained fentanyl, approximately $100,000 in cash, five firearms, and four vehicles. Much of the alleged drug trafficking occurred in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side of Chicago.

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