Forest Park police, with the help of the West Suburban enhanced Drug and Gang Enforcement (WEDGE) Task Force, arrested a 37-year-old member of the Conservative Vice Lords gang in Forest Park in the early morning on Tuesday at his residence in the 1000 block of Desplaines Avenue.

After a three-month surveillance of Julian B. Dailey, WEDGE and Forest Park police executed a narcotic search warrant at the apartment on Desplaines and recovered approximately 86 grams of heroin, 13 grams of cocaine, $5,000 in cash, and drug paraphernalia and tools for processing, preparing and cutting heroin and cocaine for resale.

Dailey was charged with manufacture and delivery of both heroin and cocaine and possession of both drugs.

Jean Lotus loves community journalism. She covers news, features, two school boards, village council, crime, park district and writes obits for Forest Park Review. She also covers the police beat for...