Chicago Raids

Hispanic Gangs Black Gangs
June 1968 Black P. Stones + GDs: 18 Stones and 10 Disciples facing trial.
April 1971 Black P. Stones: 23 indicted federally, with 9 already in county jail.
July 17, 1980 MLDs: 46 arrested. Largest drug bust in city history.
May 16, 1985 Latin Kings: Humboldt Park, 17 arrested, 3 that are women. Operation Kingpin. A 9 year-old not arrested.
May 18, 1985 Black P. Stones: 26 arrested.
March 1993 Ambrose: 32 arrested, 26 posted bond the next day.
March 1993 SGDs: South Chicago neighborhood, 7 of 9 arrested. Operation Houston.
August 1995 GDs: 39 arrested, including female CPD who was the girlfriend of the #2 leader.
March 1996 IGs: 70+ arrested, with 44 arrested March, 6 that are juveniles. Operation Diamond. Hit the #1 leader.
July 24, 1997 Latin Kings: Lathrop Homes, 18 arrested.
Sept. 1997 Latin Kings: Humboldt Park. Hit the #1 guy and 13 others.
Jan. 1998 Spanish Cobras: Kosciuszko Park, 31 arrested for crack cocaine. Operation Mongoose.
August 1998 BDs: 20 arrested, 8 more arrested December 1999.
June 1999 MLDs: Humboldt Park, 22 of 29 arrested.
Sept. 23, 1999 Latin Kings: Little Village. 8 arrested federally, hit the previous #1 guy and his suppliers, current #1 guy and his suppliers, and previous #2 guy and his suppliers.
Dec. 2001 Ambrose: 17 arrested. Operation Bluewater. Shut down PCP lab. Black P. Stones: 20 arrested, Englewood.
Jan. 2003 Ambrose: 16 arrested. Operation Bluewater. 18 ounces cocaine, $13,784 cash.
Dec. 2004 MLDs: Humboldt Park, 21 arrested. Hit 2 #2 guy, Talman and Wabansia, and Cortez/Washtenaw.
Dec. 2004 Saints: 13 arrested, with arrest warrants for 12 more. Operation Broken Halo. seized $12,500 worth of cocaine 1st day.
July 2005 4 Corner Hustlers: 19 of 22 arrested. Operation Head Start.
March 2006 Little Village: Latin Kings and some 2 6, 38 arrested.
Nov. 2006 SDs: 17 arrested.
Nov. 2006 MLDs + Jivers: 19 arrested, hit the #2 Jiver.
Dec. 2006 Latin Kings: South side. 30 or 36 arrested. Operation Broken Crown. Investigation started June 2003.
Oct. 2008 Latin Kings: Little Village. 38 arrested. Operation Pesadilla. Operation started April 2007.
Sept. 2010 2 6: ~24 arrested. Marijuana. Operation Shady Business. Investigation started June 2009.
2011 Latin Kings: Southeast region. 21 arrested, 2 of which are CPD.
May 2014 BDs: 32 of 47 arrested.
Feb. 2015 Black P. Stones: Uptown, 21 arrested. Operation Tangled Web.
May 2017 2 6: ~48 arrested. Hit the #2 leader. Operation Bunny Trap. Investigation started November 2014.