Naperville Police Arrest Suspect for Narcotics and Weapons Offenses
In October 2017, members of the Naperville Police Department Special Operations Group developed information on a subject selling narcotics and cannabis in the Naperville area. An undercover operation was initiated, in which the subject of the investigation was identified as Samir Mulla, 35, of Aurora.
During the course of the investigation, multiple narcotics and cannabis purchases were made, resulting in Mulla’s arrest on December 6, 2017 by members of the Special Operations Group. As a result, a total of approximately $8,500 street value in narcotics and cannabis were recovered, along with three handguns.
Mulla was charged with two felony counts of Unlawful Delivery of Controlled Substance in DuPage County, as well as three felony counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver in Will County. Mulla is currently being held at the DuPage County jail on $150,000 bond and additionally has a $100,000 bond in Will County.
The Naperville Police wish to remind the public and the news media that a charge is merely an accusation, and a defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty.
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