On June 5 at around 4:30 a.m. officers from the Waukegan Police Department responded to the 1600 block of 11th Street for a call of a shooting.
Upon arrival officers located a shooting scene in the street but no victim. A victim was later located at an area hospital but died due to her injuries.
The Waukegan Police Department identified the victim as Ciera Q. Davis, 24 years old, of the 2800 block of Glen Flora in Waukegan.
Later that day a $3 million murder warrant was issued for Nicole M. Maise, 27 years old, of Kenosha, Wisconsin. A $3 million warrant was also issued for Farid S. Rakin, 48 years old, of Waukegan.
Rakin’s warrant is for one count of First Degree Murder and one count of Aggravated Battery with a Firearm.
Later that evening, detectives from the Kenosha Police Department took Maise into custody in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
On June 14 Nicole M. Maise was extradited to the Lake County Jail and all charges, based on new information in connection to the homicide, were dropped against her, police said. Officials did not say why they dropped Maise’s murder charges.
Detectives from the Waukegan Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division (CID) have been working with the US Marshals and Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force to locate Rakin since the warrant has been issued.
Rakin is considered armed and dangerous and has used the alias names of Jarrod Davis or Prody Davis in the past.
Police said that multiple people were present during the June 5 murder that have not come forward to speak with detectives.
Anyone with information about his whereabouts are asked to call 911, the Waukegan Police Department’s tip-line at (847) 369-9001 or Lake County Crime Stoppers at (847) 662-2222. Anyone with information leading to his arrest may be eligible for a cash reward from crime stoppers.