Man Charged After Putting Narcotics in Logan Square Mailbox: Police - NBC Chicago

Man Charged After Putting Narcotics in Logan Square Mailbox: Police

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    1 in Custody After 'Suspicious Object' in Logan Square: Cops

    An investigation into a "suspicious object" in Logan Square in Chicago’s Northwest Side Wednesday prompted a bomb squad response and shut down streets in the popular neighborhood for hours. NBC 5’s Charlie Wojciechowski has the latest.

    (Published Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019)

    A Gold Coast man is facing felony charges after he allegedly placed a package of narcotics in a Logan Square mailbox Wednesday, prompting a hazardous materials response that shut down traffic in the area for several hours.

    Pawel Borowski-Beszta, 25, was charged with controlled substance trafficking and possession of a controlled substance, Chicago police said.

    Borowski-Beszta was arrested about 1:10 p.m. Wednesday after he allegedly dropped a “suspicious package” into a United States Postal Service mailbox in the 3600 block of West Fullerton Avenue, police said.

    Police were alerted to the suspicious package about 10:30 a.m. and closed off several blocks of Fullerton and Central Park avenues as a hazardous materials team conducted an investigation. The streets were reopened about 1:25 p.m.

    Police Investigate 'Suspicious Object' in Logan Square Mailbox

    [CHI] Police Investigate 'Suspicious Object' in Logan Square Mailbox

    Sky 5 footage shows a Chicago police investigation into a "suspicious object" in Logan Square. 

    (Published Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019)

    Borowski-Beszta is due in bond court Thursday.

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