Feb 22, 2013
While Mexican cartel leader "Chapo" Guzman is public enemy number one, most drug busts still snag street-level players.
by Mick Dumke
Crime, Politics, News, Chapo Guzman, Joaquín Guzmán Loera, El Chapo, Sinaloa cartel, Rahm Emanuel, Garry McCarthy, Drug Enforcement Agency, Jack Riley, Chicago Police Department, drugs, narcotics, drug busts, war on drugs, West Humboldt Park, gang violence, drug dealing, drug dealers, Chicago violence, shootings, murder, heroin, crack, crime data, arrest data, President Obama, Barack Obama
News & Features,
Feb 14, 2013
Dana Bostic's gang-affiliated west-side drug organization employed dozens of residents, served thousands of customers, established ties with Mexican drug cartels, and relied on violence to stay in business.
by Mick Dumke
Feature, Dana Bostic, druck trafficking, Rock 'n' Roll McDonalds, Stroger Hospital, U.S. Attorney, Excalibur, Jerry Bischoff, Matthew F. Kennelly, River North, Taste of Chicago, drug cartels, Mexican drug cartels, gang violence, DEA, Eddie Valentino, Bucktown, Erik Guevara, Chicago Sun-Times, Drug Enforcement Agency, Sinaloa cartel, Curtis Ellis, Mahogany Barbee, heroin, Brandon Richards, Dormin, antihistamines, cutting heroin, drug runners, drug dealers, Operation Bird Cage, Aurora, Berwyn, Cicero, Woodridge, guns, Cornelius Thomas, Davon Taylor, Lee Floyd, Charles Cowart, New Breeds, west side, Tony Allen, White Palace Grill, Joe Gorman, Dirty Unknown Vice Lords, Austin, CPD, Chicago Police Department, crime, Maurice Davis, ecstasy, marijuana, drug use, Takers, Undertaker Vice Lords, West Garfield Park, gangs, Black Gangsters, drug dealing, crack, Vice Lords, 11th police district, West Humboldt Park, East Garfield Park, murders, homicides, poverty, jobs, unemployment, K-Town, schools, Eleazar Alves, Ladonta Gill