Police arrest parolee Friday after executing search warrant

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

Evanston police found​ a​ small amount of​ ​heroin, cannabis and firearm ammunition​ ​Friday morning after executing a search warrant for narcotics at a home in west Evanston.

Officers arrested William Reed after​ ​searching​ ​his home in the 1500 block of Dodge Avenue​ ​near Evanston Township High School,​ ​police said. In addition to the drugs and ammunition,​ ​police also took about $1,300 in cash that officers believe to be proceeds from drug sales.​ ​Reed​, 46,​ was on parole with the Illinois Department of Corrections​ ​at the time of his arrest Friday.

He was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance and of cannabis.

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