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3 Chicago Men Charged in St. Louis County for Allegedly Selling Heroin

Posted at: 02/28/2014 10:21 PM



Three Chicago men have be charged in St. Louis County for allegedly selling heroin.

The Duluth Police Department said 22-year-old Akeem Asad, 28-year-old Ike Hardy, and 21-year-old Jerrell Rodgers were charged Friday with First Degree Sale of a Controlled Substance, and First Degree Conspiracy to Commit a Controlled Substance Crime. 

The men were arrested Wednesday when police and investigators from the Lake Superior Drug and Violent Crime Task Force executed a search warrant at an apartment on the 1800 block of East Second Street in Duluth. Police said they found about 65 grams of heroin, $6,135 in cash, and related evidence of drug sales.

Citizens with information about gang activity, violent crime and drug trafficking are encouraged to call 218-730-5750.