Trident arrested three people in Streator Thursday night for allegedly dealing heroin. Twenty year old Bobby C. Richardson, Jr., 25-year old Shawna R. Stevenson, and 30-year old Godfrey C. Bennett are accused of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Police say the three had 26 jeweler bags containing heroin and a fully loaded handgun at a home in the 600 block of N. Sterling St. More charges could be filed because of the gun.
A 23-year old Chicago man is charged with dealing heroin and crack cocaine in the Peru and Utica areas. Trident arrested Leeonta T. Patton, nicknamed “Smoke”, during a traffic stop in LaSalle Thursday afternoon. Patton is charged with unlawful delivery of a controlled substance. He was jailed with bond set at $500,000.