Quantcast
Published On: Thu, Sep 12th, 2019

Chicago man, Pawel Borowski-Beszta, charged with drug trafficking after dropping ‘suspicious package’ in the mail

A Chicago area man, Pawel Borowski-Beszta, has been charged with drug trafficking after police responded yesterday to a “suspicious package” into a United States Postal Service mailbox, which turned out to be filled with drugs.

Borowski-Beszta, 25, of the first block of East Chicago Avenue was arrested about 1:10 p.m. Wednesday and has been charged with felony trafficking of a controlled substance and felony possession of 10 to 30 grams of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.

Police detailed how the “suspicious package” was placed in a Logan Square mailbox in the 3600 block of West Fullerton Avenue prompting a call about 10:35 a.m. Wednesday to police Bomb and Arson Unit squad and a Fire Department hazardous materials teams.

Officials closed streets and the CTA buses were rerouted around the area.

By about 1:30 p.m., it was determined the package was not and explosive device and apparently was “narcotics-related” and streets were reopened, police said.

Borowski-Beszta was set to appear Thursday in Cook County Central Bond court for a hearing.

Back in 2013, Borowski-Beszta was charged in August 2011 after police found a .40-caliber handgun, ammunition and two safes containing 126 grams of marijuana, 29.7 grams of cocaine, $1,000 in cash, a money counting machine and scales in an apartment in the 0-100 block of Harrison Street.

He was sentenced to six years in prison.

Pawel Borowski-Beszta drug trafficking

Pawel Borowski-Beszta

RELATED: CHICAGO  CRIME NEWS   ILLINOIS

Chicago pro-life billboard vandalized, making it ‘more hard hitting’

ICE nabs Darrick Bell, Detroit’s ‘Most Wanted’ human trafficking, narcotics leader

Chicago shootings: Allante Elmore identified as man killed, teen and 5 others injured on Monday: 10 killed over the weekend

 

On the DISPATCH: Headlines  Local  Opinion

Subscribe to Weekly Newsletter

* indicates required
/ ( mm / dd ) [ALL INFO CONFIDENTIAL]

About the Author

- Catherine "Kaye" Wonderhouse, a proud descendant of the Wunderhaus family is the Colorado Correspondent who will add more coverage, interviews and reports from this midwest area.

Tags

Leave a comment

XHTML: You can use these html tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Sign up for our Weekly Newsletter



Recent Posts

September 17, 2019, Comments Off on

September 17, 2019, Comments Off on

September 17, 2019, Comments Off on

September 17, 2019, Comments Off on

September 17, 2019, Comments Off on

September 17, 2019, Comments Off on

Categories

Archives

At the Movies


Pin It