CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities have arrested the alleged patriarch of one of Chicago’s most notorious street gangs and dozens of his alleged subordinates on drug charges.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office says in a Thursday statement that, in all, 35 suspects linked to the Gangster Disciples face charges of possessing and distributing heroin and crack cocaine on Chicago’s West Side.

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The alleged patriarch is 55-year-old Johnny Herndon. He’s also known by the nickname “Goo.”

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Prosecutors say Herndon’s operation sold 135 grams of crack for $5,400 a day. That generated around $160,000 a month. Herndon allegedly invested his illegal gains to accumulate more than 30 real estate properties valued at more than $1.6 million.

U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon calls the arrests part of a “decades’ long effort to wipe out drug, gangs, and gang factions.”

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