Press Release- Armed Violence Drug Arrest Made after Traffic Stop

10/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

A traffic stop Wednesday led to the arrest of a Crystal Lake man by the McHenry County Sheriff's Office and charges of armed violence and drug possession. 

 A Deputy observed a Hyundai Sonata speeding and conducted a vehicle stop in the area of Route 31 and Route 176 in Crystal Lake.  During the traffic stop, deputies recovered a loaded Glock 19 pistol and small amounts of cocaine, cannabis and drug paraphernalia. The driver, Vincent A. Flaco, 27, was subsequently arrested and charged. 

 Members of the community are encouraged to report suspected drug dealing and other suspicious activity to the McHenry County Sheriff's Office at 815-338-2144 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers for McHenry County at 800-762-7637 (STOP).

 Arrested:                                            Charges:

Vincent A. Flaco (male 27)                 Armed Violence (class X)

Crystal Lake, Illinois                           Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon (class 4)

Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance-(class 4)

                                                            Speeding (class A)


Bond:                                                 No Bond

Next Court Date:                              October 12, 2017 at 8:00 am



The charges against these individuals are merely allegations against them.  All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.




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