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Three North Shore Men Arrested in Heroin Ring Bust

A former Wilmette resident, and men from Glencoe and Evanston were charged after a three-month investigation.

Courtesy of the Wilmette Police Department
Courtesy of the Wilmette Police Department

Three North Shore men and a 17-year-old from Chicago have been arrested after a three-month investigation into a heroin ring in the north suburbs, according to TribLocal.

Nikkolas Casillo, 28, formerly of Wilmette and now living in Chicago, is accused of supplying the drugs to lower-level dealers in Chicago and the North Shore, the article says. He is charged with a number of felonies related to selling heroin.

James Findlay, 23, of Glencoe, and Taylor Appelbaum, 23, of Evanston, were also charged. Findlay faces felony charges for heroin sale and Appelbaum, who was driving the car that Findlay was in when arrested, was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance.

For more details, you can read the full TribLocal story here.

Benny G. April 17, 2014 at 12:50 PM
Deerfield alum, the dealers are not responsible for the deaths you idiot.
Stu Pidasso April 17, 2014 at 01:38 PM
Benny, I am in agreement :) with your last Two posts! Great posts!!
Channing Grant April 17, 2014 at 07:50 PM
Soinds like DeerfieldAlum needs a fix.
Stu Pidasso April 18, 2014 at 01:25 PM
yeah!! up his Ativan!!

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