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Feds: 'Yogi,' 'Fatman' & Other Guy Nabbed On Way To Drug Robbery

Three Joliet men plotting to rob drugs from a stash house were swept up in a federal sting, officials said.

Three men on their way to rob cocaine from a stash house instead landed in the federal lockup, officials said.

Nieko "Yogi" Hadley, 20, of 811 Gage St., Justin "Fatman" Davila, 23, of 565 Elwood Ave., and Davila's brother Jason Davila, 21, of the same Elwood Avenue address, all were charged with conspiring to intent with the intent to distribute cocaine.

The younger Davila does not have a funny nickname, according to the feds.

The three men were arrested Monday night as they were traveling north from Joliet to rob cocaine from a stash house, according to a criminal complaint filed against them. They got not farther than Romeoville, the complaint said.

Hadley and the Davilas were set up by a snitch, according to the complaint. They were hoping to hit it big with the drop ripoff, and were on their way there with guns hidden in the air filter of their car when federal agents swooped in and scooped them up.

The three men were under surveillance from before they departed for the planned robbery, the complaint said.

The three Joliet men were taken into custody as part of a massive operation undertaken by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Metropolitan Area Narcotics Squad, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security, and other agencies, according to a statement released by the U.S. Attorney's Office.

Agents arrested 26 reputed Latin Kings, according to the statement, and another 17 fugitives are still wanted.

An unreleased amount of cash and 13 firearms were seized as part of the operation, the statement said.

Chester Rook September 15, 2012 at 05:53 AM
26 Latin Kings, 13 firearms, and an unreleased amount of cash. Is this just in the Joliet/Will County area or does this include Chicago and other places in Cook County?
John Roberts September 17, 2012 at 03:19 PM
So the Feds told the snitch to tell the guys there is a stash house and to get them to try and rob it,...Nice that the Feds are causing situations around there that is going to cause more citizens to lose their rights....Would of never even known about a stash house if it not for the Feds setting one up....This is the same kind of crap the Feds are using on Occupy protestors.Going into a group and saying some stupid idea,and the first time someone says that sounds like a cool,good idea they can be charged with conspiracy....Now your going to give them an even worse prison mentality,more connections to drugs,connections to even more powerful men .....Quit creating situations and setting people up,to pass more laws around here,hard enough finding work with all the corruption we already have without you setting people up to bust them for money.
John Roberts September 17, 2012 at 03:22 PM
You can not even keep drugs out of maximum security prisons,If America was a prison you still would not be able to keep drugs out.This is what the war on drugs creates,corruption from both sides,the Federal and the Citizen.Makes no sense.
Jeremy S. September 21, 2012 at 05:52 PM
LMAO@ "The younger Davila does not have a funny nickname, according to the feds." @John Roberts- Truer words were never spoken(written). Until we decriminalize certain "drugs" the power and struggle for control will never shift from gangs/cartels to the hands of a proper government ageny where it can be taxed and monitored,

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