On Monday, August 13, 2012, at approximately 6:50 p.m., Howard Johnson, Jr., age 19, of 241 S. Evergreen Ave., Kankakee, Illinois delivered 17 bags of crack cocaine during a KAMEG investigation. Johnson was subsequently arrested by KAMEG agents in the 200 block of S. Greenwood Avenue in Kankakee following a short foot chase. Johnson, a current Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) Parolee, was detained at the Jerome Combs Detention Center on the charges of Delivery of a Controlled Substance within 1000 feet of a Church, Resisting/Obstructing a Peace Officer, and Obstructing Justice. Johnson was on parole for a previous drug conviction. Johnson’s parolee status was revoked and he remains detained with a $250,000 bond for the most recent offense and no bond for the IDOC parole violation warrant.
On Tuesday, August 14, 2012, at approximately 9:08 p.m., KAMEG agents arrested Yeshua A. Banks, a 22 year-old male, of 152 S. Greenwood Avenue, Kankakee, Illinois for Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance-Within 1000 feet of a Place of Worship. During a KAMEG investigation, Banks delivered 1.5 grams of crack cocaine. Banks, an Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) Parolee, was incarcerated at the Jerome Combs Detention Center on a $150,000 bond for the delivery charge. Banks had a previous attempted robbery conviction. His parole status was revoked and he will remain in-custody as determined by IDOC.
On Wednesday, August 15, 2012, at approximately 10:25 p.m., KAMEG agents served a search warrant at 357 N. Myrtle Ave., Kankakee, Illinois following a citizen’s complaint about drug sales. While there agents seized nine bags of cannabis packaged for sale, a digital scale, and packaging material. Agents arrested Angelo J. Ervin, age 31, of that address. He was charged with Possession of Cannabis with the Intent to Deliver, 10-30 grams. Ervin will appear before a judge today to determine his bond.
On Thursday, August 16, 2012, at approximately 6:57 p.m., KAMEG agents arrested Terrence G. O’Malley, age 60, of 2200 E. Court St., Apartment 1105, Kankakee, IL. O’Malley delivered three Methadone pills, a Schedule II opiate commonly used for drug addiction detoxification, during a drug investigation. O’Malley was arrested. A subsequent search of his apartment yielded sixteen additional Methodone pills. O’Malley was incarcerated at the Jerome Combs Detention Center where he is awaiting his initial court appearance to determine his bond for the charge of Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance within 1000 Feet of a School.