Five Busted In Uptown Drug Sweep

Left to right: Dyrell Cooper; Tyron Cooper; and Jasmine Larking | Chicago Police Dept

A drug sweep targeting dealers along Argyle Street in Uptown yielded five arrests last week. The average age of the offenders? 49-years-old.

Ald. Harry Osterman (48) said the arrests “is an ongoing effort by the Chicago Police Department to address violence and narcotics sales in our community.”

Fred Morris (left) and Patricia Turnage | Chicago Police Dept

Records show that all five arrests were made on Monday, November 13:

• Dyrell Cooper, 55, and Patricia Turnage, 59, were each arrested in the 5000 block of North Kenmore. Both are charged with two counts of manufacture-delivery of cocaine near a park, school, or public housing.

• Fred C. Morris, 47, was arrested in the 1000 block of West Argyle and charged with three counts of manufacture-delivery of cocaine near a park, school, or public housing.

• Tyron Cooper, 54, arrested in the 4900 block of North Kenmore, is charged with one count of manufacture-delivery of cocaine near a park, school, or public housing.

• 30-year-old Jasmine Larkin was arrested in the 4900 block of North Sheridan and charged with one count of delivery of Schedule I or II narcotics near a park, school or public housing and one count of possessing Schedule I or II narcotics.

Osterman vowed to closely follow all of the arrestees through his ward’s court advocacy program.


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