On Friday January 6th 2017, at approximately 6:30 a.m. the Steger Police Department along with assistance from the South Suburban Emergency Response Team, (SWAT) and the Sauk Village Police Department K-9 Unit executed a Cook County Search Warrant upon a residence in the area of East 31st Street and Chicago Ave stemming from a narcotics and illegal weapons investigation. As a result investigating officers seized from the residence illegal narcotics, un-authorized prescription medications, drug packaging equipment, paraphernalia and ammunition. Evidence supported on-site drug sales were in fact occurring. One male adult subject was taken into custody and is facing criminal charges.

The Steger Police Department is committed to making the community a safer place to live and is working hard to accomplish this goal. We want to send the message that the department will aggressively pursue any/all criminal investigations and use all resources available to take a pro-active law enforcement approach whenever possible. As always we continue to encourage residents to report any/all suspicious activities. Anyone having information related to any criminal activities is encouraged to contact the Steger Police Department at 708-755-0223 or Crime Stoppers anonymously.

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