Four Men Charged With Federal Firearm Offenses for Allegedly Trafficking Guns From St. Louis to Chicago

CHICAGO — Four men have been charged with federal firearm offenses for allegedly trafficking guns from St. Louis to Chicago. Criminal complaints filed in U.S. District Court in Chicago accuse ROBERT NARUP of buying firearms at gun shows throughout the United States and illegally selling them to JEROME BOYKIN in St. Louis, Mo.  Boykin then brought the guns to Chicago and sold them to ROGELIO MANCERA in exchange for marijuana, the charges allege.  Mancera re-sold the guns to RODOLFO ORTEGA, who in turn would sell them to various buyers on the streets of Chicago, the charges allege. Narup, 71, of