Dawn Raid on Hemlock Nabs Two

Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Members of the South Suburban Emergency Response Team, SSERT, executed a search warrant on July 11, shortly after 5:45 a.m. at 57 Hemlock St.

When the team made entry into the unit, they detained four subjects in the family room. Detectives asked one of the men, TyJuan Davis, 20, 57 Hemlock St., Park Forest, if there were any drugs or weapons inside the house. Davis stated that there were drugs inside the refrigerator, according to police. All four subjects were subsequently transported to the Park Forest Police Department.

Police discovered 21 clear Ziploc bags containing a green leafy substance, suspect cannabis, in the refrigerator. Police also discovered a white plastic bag containing 18 small clear plastic bags containing a green leafy substance, suspect cannabis, from a cabinet in the kitchen.

According to police, Davis told them that he has been selling “weed” from the residence since June of 2008.

Another man police took into custody, Melvin Nixon, 18, 57 Hemlock, Park Forest, allegedly told police that he had been living at that address since March of 2008. According to police, he further stated that his roommate, TyJuan, had been selling "weed" from the house the last couple of months. Nixon allegedly told police that he bought some "weed” in Chicago Heights, and divided it into several small plastic bags that he sold for five dollars each, according to police.

Nixon and Davis were arrested and charged with possession of cannabis with intent to deliver. Nixon and Davis were also served with trespassing notices from the Lofts of Thorncreek. The other two adults who had been taken into custody were later released without charges.