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DuPage County Sheriff

James Mendrick

PRESS RELEASE

Contact Information: Domrose #563 ~ 630.407.2010

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Sheriff Charges Chicago Man with Super Class X Felony

Sheriff John Zaruba announced the arrest of a known gang member on felony drug charges. 

Erol Abdiu (DOB 2/27/1979) of the 3900 block of Belmont in Chicago was arrested last night and has been charged Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance - Ecstasy which is a super class X Felony. 

The DuPage County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Narcotics Team (TNT) began an investigation into Erol Abdiu based on information received in October of this year. 

DuPage County Sheriff’s undercover detectives in cooperation with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) conducted a series of drug purchases totaling 1100 Ecstasy pills. Based on those transactions, a one million dollar warrant was issued for Abdiu. 

He was taken into custody yesterday and is currently being held in the DuPage County Jail. 

The DuPage County Sheriff’s Office reminds readers that any charges indicated in this document are merely accusations, and the listed defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.