A Lockport man is accused of housing a potentially vicious dog and possessing heroin after police raided his home.
A drug investigation by New Lenox and Will County police led them to a house in the 200 block of Nobes Avenue in Lockport, where heroin and money were seized, Sun-Times Media reports.
Jerald D. Shumpert, 38, who lives at the house police raided, is charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of a vicious dog by a felon, according to Will County Sheriff's Office records. He also was charged with drug possession earlier this year.Shumpert's live-in girlfriend, Ashley N. Gant, 25, also was charged with possessing heroin, according to the report.
Read more about the arrest in Sun-Times Media.
Editor's Note: This post originally incorrectly identified the city in which the arrests happened. They took place in Lockport.