the evening hours. Special Agent Tomcik stated that Special
Agents Stevens and Tomcik would arrive in Chicago, Illinois on
September 18, 1983, during the early afternoon. Kiefer stated
that Kiefer would have two kilograms of cocaine available, and
that Special Agent Tomcik should anticipate Kiefer being at
home at about 4:00 p.m.
m. On September 18, 1983, at about 4:00 p.m., Special Agent
Tomcik telephoned Kiefer from the Hyatt Regency, O'Hare,
Chicago, Illinois. Special Agent Tomcik advised Kiefer that
Special Agents Stevens and Tomcik were in Room number 803 at
the Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Chicago, Illinois. Kiefer stated
that Kiefer would leave Kiefer's location in about fifteen
minutes and proceed to Special Agent Tomcik's location.
n. On September 18, 1983, at about 5:00 p.m., Kiefer met
with Special Agents Stevens and Tomcik in room number 803 at
the Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Chicago, Illinois. Kiefer, in part,
stated that Kiefer could obtain one kilogram of cocaine which
would cost $70,000.00. Kiefer stated that the cocaine was
being furnished by two individuals: one person is Ronnie who
owns parking lots; and, one person who is in the produce
business. Kiefer related that these two individuals supplied
Special Agents Stevens and Tomcik with the one-quarter pound
of cocaine on September 6, 1983.
o. Kiefer stated that after one kilogram of cocaine was
purchased, another kilogram of cocaine could probably be
purchased the same day, and possibly more.
p. Kiefer stated that later in the coming week, Special
Agents Stevens and Tomcik could purchase as much weight as
desired, in multiple kilogram quantities. Kiefer related that
Kiefer would have to telephone Kiefer's man and that the
cocaine transaction would probably not take place at the Hyatt
q. Kiefer later left room number 803 having stated that
Kiefer had to telephone Kiefer's associate.
Upon Kiefer's return to room number 803, Kiefer stated that
Kiefer's associate was waiting on a phone call as to where the
cocaine transaction would take place and that Kiefer's
associate would be phoning Kiefer in room 803.
2. Affiant was informed of the following by DEA Task Force
and Special Agents:
a. At about 6:10 p.m. Adam Mided and Ronald Zilberbrand got
into a brown jeep, Illinois plate number ACTER at 424 Melrose,
Chicago, Illinois and went to 1400 N. Lakeshore Drive,
Chicago, Illinois, entering the premises at about 6:25 p.m.
b. At about 6:30 p.m., Special Agent Stevens answered the
phone in room 803 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Chicago,
Illinois. The individual calling asked for Ross Kiefer. After
the conversation between Kiefer and the individual calling,
Kiefer stated that Special Agents Tomcik and Bridges would
have to go with Kiefer to the Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois
and meet Kiefer's associate Ronnie.
c. At about 6:40 p.m. on September 18, 1983, Kiefer,
accompanied by Special Agents Tomcik and Bridges, left the
Hyatt Regency O'Hare via taxi, arriving at the Drake Hotel at
about 7:10 p.m.
d. At about 6:35 p.m. on September 18, 1983, Mided and
Zilberbrand entered the aforementioned jeep and drove to 636
S. Michigan, Chicago, Illinois which is the Blackstone Hotel,
both entering the hotel at about 6:50 p.m., observed by Task
Force Special Agent Dailey, and entering room 604.
e. At about 7:00 p.m., Task Force Special Agent Dailey
observed Mided and Zilberbrand exit either room 605 or 606.
Zilberbrand was carrying a dark blue plastic bag with handles.
The dark blue bag had writing thereon. Mided and Zilberbrand
exited the Blackstone Hotel, entering the aforementioned jeep,
and Mided being the driver and Zilberbrand the passenger.
f. Task Force Special Agent Dailey a short time later
observed three individuals, later identified as Hans Jorg
Wehnemann, Ronald L. Kelley, and John C. Allen exit
the Blackstone Hotel. Allen went to a liquor store, while
Wehnemann and Kelley went to a restaurant. Shortly, all three
individuals returned to the Blackstone Hotel.
g. At about 7:15 p.m. on September 18, 1983 surveillance
observed Zilberbrand exit the aforementioned jeep after
arriving at Oak and Michigan Streets and Zilberbrand then met
with Special Agents Bridges and Tomcik and Irwin Ross Kiefer.
h. Task Force Special Agent Evans observed Mided proceed
from Oak and Michigan Streets to the S.W. corner of Shiller
Street and Lakeshore Drive where Mided parked the jeep. Mided
exited the jeep carrying the aforementioned described dark
blue bag and entered the front entrance to 1400 Lakeshore
Drive as observed by Task Force Special Agent Evans, at about
i. At about 7:20 p.m. Special Agents Bridges and Tomcik,
with Zilberbrand and Kiefer, walked to 1400 Lakeshore Drive
from the Drake Hotel, arriving at about 7:30 p.m.
j. Zilberbrand told Special Agents Bridges and Tomcik that
all parties were proceeding to 1400 Lakeshore Drive and would
be going to an associate's office at that location.
Zilberbrand stated that one kilogram of cocaine was in the
office with Zilberbrand's associate and the price was
k. At about 7:30 p.m. Zilberbrand and Kiefer were stopped by
Task Force Special Agents Gallagher and other Task Force
Special Agents inside the main lobby at 1400 Lakeshore Drive,
l. Task Force Special Agents J. Griffin and T. Bridges,
Special Agents J. Gallagher and Tomeik observed Adam Mided
exit room 15-G at 1400 Lakeshore Drive and walk in the hallway
toward the elevators.
m. When Mided observed the Task Force Special Agents in the
hallway, and the Task Force Special Agents stating the name
"Adam," Mided was observed by all present Task Force Special
Agents to drop the aforementioned described dark blue bag and
a pair of trousers to the floor. Task Force Special Agent J.
Griffin then immediately retrieved those items.
n. On September 18, 1983, Task Force Agent Griffin retrieved
the dark blue bag. The contents of the dark blue bag were two
silver taped bags containing a powdery substance. The contents
were field tested by Task Force Agent Bridges and was positive
for cocaine. The gross weight was 1302.4 grams.
o. On September 18, 1983, Kiefer, Zilberbrand, and Mided
were transported to the Chicago, Illinois Drug Enforcement
Administration Task Force Office subsequent to arrest.
p. At 8:00 p.m. on September 18, 1983, Task Force Special
Agent Dailey, and other Task Force Special Agents secured
rooms 604, 605 and 606 at the Blackstone Hotel, Chicago,
Illinois. Inside the suite of rooms the agents found
defendants John Allen, Ronald Kelley and Hans Jorg Wehnemann.
q. At about 10:28 p.m. on September 18, 1983, United States
Magistrate Joan Lefkow authorized a telephonic search warrant
for the above referenced rooms at the Blackstone Hotel.
JACK GRIFFIN, Task Force Agent