Raids net drug charges for three Lake County men

2014-03-20T16:47:00Z 2014-03-20T21:06:45Z Raids net drug charges for three Lake County menTimes Staff nwitimes.com
March 20, 2014 4:47 pm  • 

CROWN POINT | Two Gary men were arrested Thursday and face drug charges following raids at their homes, police said. 

Verdell Berry, 27, of the 4900 block of Carolina Street, faces two counts of dealing crack cocaine, according to Lake County sheriff's police. 

Tommy Blevins, 30, of the 4900 block of Indiana Place, was charged with three counts of dealing crack cocaine, according to the release. Police said they also found a handgun and marijuana at his house. 

Three counts of dealing a controlled substance were pending against a third man, Christopher Chandler, 49, after police raided his home in the 500 block of North Guyer Street in Hobart, according to the release. Officers found prescription medicine in the house. Chandler was not in custody as of Thursday afternoon. 

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