Lorain Police Close Down Drug Trafficking Business

LORAIN - In a news release,  Lieutenant Ed Super says 20 year-old Davonte Evans and 29 year-old Artis Williams both face charges of drug trafficking, possession of criminal tools and possession of drugs after an early morning bust by Lorain Police.

According to the news release, it happened around 7:30 Wednesday morning on West 17th Street west of Oberlin Avenue.

Lorain SWAT, Narcotics and Special Investigations Bureau recovered 25 packets of crack cocaine, 15 packets of heroin, a shotgun, a revolver and drug paraphernalia in a search of the home.

The release states that Williams was arrested on-site, while Evans was arrested less than a mile away at an address on West 11th Street.  Williams is also wanted by Michigan authorities on a parole violation.

Lorain Police Detective Matt Bonkoski said both men recently moved to Lorain from Detroit to set up their drug trafficking business.

Lt. Super said both Evans and Williams will be arraigned Thursday.

(photo of Davonte Evans; courtesy Lorain Police)

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