7 Arrested, Firearms and Drugs Seized on Napoleon Street

Seven individuals were arrested, and six firearms along with various drugs were seized at a property on Napoleon Street.

In a coordinated effort by North Precinct officers and Specialized Investigations detectives, seven individuals were arrested at a short-term rental property on Napoleon Street. The operation resulted in the recovery of six firearms and a substantial amount of at least six types of narcotics.

Upon entering the residence, officers arrested the following individuals:

Vivian Tran, 21

Acuma Juma, 23

– Kordell Marquzz Parson, 18

– Amiya Powell, 23

– John Topaco, 24

– Jeremiah Wheeler-Yarbrough, 18

– Juvenile female, 16

John Topaco, a convicted felon, attempted to flee but was quickly apprehended after a brief foot pursuit. During the chase, Topaco dropped a backpack containing marijuana, methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin, mushrooms, pills, paraphernalia, cash, and a Glock 27 pistol.

A search of the residence led to the recovery of additional drugs and firearms, including cocaine, marijuana, pills, a Draco pistol, a Glock 39 pistol, and a Glock 29 pistol. The 16-year-old girl was found in possession of a Glock 30 pistol and a stolen Glock 17 pistol.

All seven individuals face various drug and gun possession charges, with Topaco also being charged with evading arrest.

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