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Chicago Man Arrested in Duluth, Charged with 9 Counts of Selling Heroin

Created: 02/10/2014 2:44 PM WDIO.com

A 25-year-old man has been charged with nine counts of selling heroin.

According to the Duluth Police Department, Robert Desean Chism, of Chicago, was arrested during the search of an apartment building on the 100 block of East 4th Street in Duluth on Friday.

During the execution of the search warrant, police said they found seven grams of heroin packaged for sale, a digital scale, heroin packaging, a coffee grinder used to mix the drug, and about $2,500 in cash. They said they also found a 2-year-old child.

Investigators had been conducting an investigation into a group of heroin dealers from Chicago over the past several months. Police said during the investigation, they made eight undercover buys from Chism.

Police said Chism was formally charged with eight counts of 3rd Degree Sale of Heroin and one count of 2nd Degree Sale of Heroin. They said more charges are possible.

Chism is being held in the St. Louis County Jail in Duluth.

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