Operation Buttercup shuts down drug market in Austin Community
Chicago Police shut down an open air drug market in the Austin Community which targeted the area of Cicero and
Chicago Ave. The investigation was initiated by complaints made to the 15th district residents, community leaders and business owners. The investigation lasted 4 months and the area is known to be frequented and controlled by the CIVL or the Cicero Insane Vice Lords. Fifteen gang members were charged in the operation.