COOK COUNTY, IL – A 36-year-old Chicago man who failed to appear for his first court date on a promoting prostitution case was arrested this week by the Cook County Sheriff’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today.
Marcus Brewer, of the of the 4900 block of St. Louis Avenue, was charged with promoting prostitution on October 20 following a Cook County Sheriff’s Police Vice unit investigation. Vice Investigators found Brewer rented the room for the victim and provided the victim security during encounters with johns.
Brewer, who was cited and released for the Class 4 felony, failed to appear for court on October 24. As a result, a no-bond warrant was issued for his arrest.
The Cook County Sheriff’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit and the United States Marshals Service-Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Taskforce launched an investigation and learned that Brewer was staying at a motel in the 1600 block of Naperville Wheaton Road in Naperville.
On November 15, Fugitive Taskforce Officers found Brewer at the motel and took him into custody.
Brewer appeared for a hearing on November 16, where he was ordered released from custody with conditions. His next court date is scheduled for November 21 at the Bridgeview Courthouse.
The public is reminded that the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty by the government in a court of law.