Driver Kept Heroin, Pot and Burnt Spoons in his Pants: Blotter

Evergreen Park drug reports, Nov. 29-30.


Heroin and Marijuana

Gregory L. Liddell, 35, of the 13500 block of South End Lane, Crestwood, was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to a report. He is accused of having 1.9 grams of heroin, 6.6 grams of marijuana, 2 used syringes, a burnt spoon and multiple folds of aluminum foil when he was stopped at about 11:01 a.m. near 95th and Utica.

Liddell also was cited for failing to signal when required, driving without insurance and improper lane use, according to the report. Police said most of the drugs and paraphernalia were tucked into his pants.


2 Charged with Pot Possession

Christian S. Watkins, 33, of the 6200 block of South Artesian, Chicago, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and obstructing identification, according to a report. He was accused of having 0.9 grams of marijuana and giving police a different name and birthday when he was stopped at about 8:10 p.m. in the 2600 block of West 87th Street. Watkins also was cited for driving with a revoked license, driving without insurance, driving without a seat belt buckled and failing to signal.

A passenger, Ericka B. Jackson, 23, of the 6500 block of South Fairfield, Chicago, was charged with possessing marijuana. Police said a strong smell of marijuana was coming from the car. A re-rolled cigar with a substance that tested positive for marijuana was found in the front passenger seat.

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Matt Fitz December 10, 2013 at 12:36 PM
Prohibition is an absolute plague The real problem; the system that grants exclusive distribution rights to violent cartels, street gangs, most definitely is the problem. Legalize it, regulate it, make it safer. Do a search for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition LEAP


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