Pair Drove Around Evergreen Park With Heroin, Pills

John T. O’Brien, 29, of Oak Lawn, and Arthur J. Henshaw, 54, of Chicago, face felony drug charges, according to police.

Arthur J. Henshaw | Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office
Arthur J. Henshaw | Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office

A pair driving through Evergreen Park on a Wednesday morning were busted on felony drug possession charges.

John T. O’Brien, 29, of the 10500 block of South Lavergne Avenue, Oak Lawn, and Arthur J. Henshaw, 54, of the 3100 block of West 71st Street, Chicago, are accused of having 1.4 grams of heroin, 5 Alprazolam pills and an assortment of drug paraphernalia, according to an Evergreen Park police report.

O’Brien, the driver, also was cited for improper lane use and not having insurance, the report states.

Cops pulled the car over at about 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 4 near 98th and Western, the report states. An officer reported seeing drug paraphernalia visible inside the vehicle.

While both men were in custody, police searching the car uncovered a pill bottle that had foil wraps containing a substance that field tested positive for heroin, the report states. The bottle also contained the Alprazolam.

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Joe Kocur December 16, 2013 at 09:51 PM
Poor guy! A hard working law abiding citizen in the wrong place at the wrong time. Doesn't look like trouble.
BertH December 17, 2013 at 02:06 PM
He looks devious sinister and not trustworthy.
Deirdre O'Neill December 18, 2013 at 09:47 PM
Why would someone from 71st be in EP? This guy really looks scary. And to think he's a drug abuser is even scarier. Normally I wouldn't be afraid of him because he doesn't fit the typical profile of a person that wants to harm others. I need to expand my profiling of people.


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