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Man Charged With Intending to Sell Drugs to New Trier Students

An undercover Wilmette Police officer arrested a Chicago man for attempting to sell drugs to New Trier students.

Man Charged With Intending to Sell Drugs to New Trier Students

Wilmette police arrested a Chicago man in an undercover investigation for planning to sell drugs to New Trier students, police said. 

Andrew Fisher, 23, of Chicago is being charged with unlawful possession with the intent to deliver controlled substances within 1,000 feet of a public park, unlawful possession with the intent to deliver cannabis and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, according to Wilmette Police reports. 

"Wilmette detectives conducted an investigation on a tip that [Fisher] was selling drugs to local juveniles," Wilmette Police Chief Brian King said. "Andrew Fisher came off the 4th and Linden 'el' train to conduct a drug transaction and was subsequently arrested."

The police report states that Wilmette officers were in contact with Fisher and he agreed to deliver MDMA, also known as ecstacy, and cannabis to an undercover officer. 

Fisher was held in the Wilmette Police lock-up overnight prior to being transported to bond court. His court date is set for Feb. 21 in Skokie. 

At the time of publication, New Trier High School could not be reached for comment. 

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