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On Jan. 31, at approximately 10 a.m., investigators of the Evanston Police Department’s N.E.T. Unit (Narcotics & Gang Crimes) and members of the N.I.P.A.S. Emergency Services Team executed a search warrant at 1710 Monroe St.
Evanston Police were able to seize approximately 115 grams of cannabis, an AR-15 assault rifle, assault rifle ammunition, approximately $900 in U.S. Currency and items commonly used for packaging cannabis for sale, such as plastic baggies and a digital scale, said Commander Jay Parrott of the Evanston Police Department.
As a result of the investigation and execution of the search warrant, one Evanston man was charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, armed violence, and unlawful possession of cannabis, said the Commander. Another Evanston man was charged with unlawful possession of cannabis with intent to deliver and unlawful possession of cannabis. A third Evanston man was charged with unlawful possession of cannabis.