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Police Find Heroin, Crack and Marijuana During Traffic Stop

Evergreen Park police reports, Sept. 22.

A car was stopped on Sept. 22 and what police found resulted in a laundry list of charges spread out between two men. 

At 10:22 p.m. a car was pulled over on the 8800 block of Rockwell Avenue because the driver, Damien Williams, 19, of Chicago, was not wearing a seat belt, police said. 

In a search of the car officers found numerous drugs on both Williams and his passenger Shawn Averhart, 22, of Chicago.

After resisting the traffic stop, Williams stopped the car and attempted to flee on foot, police said.

The following charges and were filed against each man.

Damien Williams:

  • Felony possession of a controlled substance - Three plastic bags containing 56 crack rocks totaling 14.9 grams
  • Felony possession of a controlled substance - Bag of heroin totaling 4.9 grams
  • Misdeamenor possession of cannabis - 1.9 grams
  • Resisting an officer 
  • Criminal damage to property - Damaged a fence as he attempted to allude police 
  • Traffic charges - No seat belt, no insurance 

Shawn Averhart:

  • Delivery of a controlled substance - 10 silver packets of heroin totaling 2.2 grams
  • Felony possession of a controlled substance - Bag of heroin totaling 4.9 grams
  • Felony possession of a controlled substance - Three plastic bags containing 56 crack rocks totaling 14.9 grams

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Police report information is provided by the Evergreen Park Police Department and other law enforcement agencies. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome.

Maggie October 03, 2012 at 04:50 PM
Good job EP police!!

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