Two Evanston men were arrested in Aurora after police say they left a meeting with $190,000 in cash, according to an article in the Evanston Review. The man they had just met with had nine kilograms of heroin, worth $1.35 million, in his home, police said.
According to the article, Juan C. Fernandez, 39, and Reyna Garcia-Manzanares, 41, both of Evanston, met with Modesto Alarcon, of Aurora, Tuesday. The Evanston men left in separate vehicles, police said, and when officers pulled them over they had a combined $190,000 in cash on them. The drugs, as well as $85,000 in cash, a handgun and ammunition were found at Alarcon’s home.
The Evanston men were charged with one count each of money laundering and Alarcon was charged with several drug charges.