Two Arrested Near Woodfield Mall, Hooters After Undercover Drug Sting

Albert Bennett

Schaumburg police arrested two men and recovered illegal drugs with a street value of more than $16,000 in an undercover operation that unfolded in parking lots in Hoffman Estates, Schaumburg and Woodfield parking lots.

Brothers-in-law Pierre R. Holloway, 31, of Hoffman Estates and Albert Bennett Jr., 27, of Carpentersville were charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, a felony punishable by up to 30 years in prison.

Pierre R. Holloway also faces charges he sold cocaine to an undercover officer from the Illinois State Police North Central Narcotics Task Force four times between Jan. 24 and Feb. 24, according to Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney David Mennie.

Holloway (5’09” 160 LBS), who has drug convictions from 2011 and 2012, was ordered held on $225,000 bail. Bennett (6’03” 150 LBS) whose background includes misdemeanor convictions for possession of marijuana and criminal trespass, was ordered held on $100,000 bail. Both men are scheduled to appear in at the Cook County Circuit Court Rolling Meadows on March 30, 2017.

The men were arrested late afternoon Wednesday, March 8, 2017 when Holloway arranged to sell 4 ounces of cocaine to an undercover officer for $4,600.

Holloway and Bennett arrived in separate vehicles at Hooters parking lot, 1110 North Perimeter Drive in Schaumburg about 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, Mennie said. Holloway then drove to the J.C. Penney parking lot at Woodfield Mall, where he met the officer and was placed in custody. The officer and Holloway then drove back to Bennett’s location by Hooters, where officers recovered 149.9 grams of cocaine with an estimated $14,400 street value and three grams of marijuana worth $1,760 from Bennett’s vehicle, Mennie said.

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Albert BennettAlbert Bennett (Law Enforcement photo).

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