Press Release- Crystal Lake Man Arrested on Drug Charges

5/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

The McHenry County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Task Force arrested Daniel Hawkins, 27, of Crystal Lake late last week following a month-long investigation after receiving numerous complaints of drug dealing at Hawkins's residence.

On May 3, members of the Task Force arrested Hawkins on an arrest warrant and subsequently served a search warrant at his residence located in the 1700 block of Somerfield Lane in Crystal Lake. Task Force members began an investigation which surfaced, among other things, a Snapchat video depicting Hawkins making threats against law enforcement.

At the conclusion of the investigation, detectives seized approximately 8.6 grams of cocaine; 10 Cannabis plants; 10.46 grams of Cannabis wax; 1 Ecstasy pill; over 200 rounds of ammunition; drug paraphernalia; and $1,393 in cash.  The estimated street value of the illegal drugs seized is $1,000.

The McHenry County Sheriff's Office encourages anyone with information regarding criminal activities to contact either the McHenry County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-762-STOP (7867), he McHenry County Sheriff's Office Tip Line at (815) 338-2144, or the tip line email address: Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of an offender(s).



Daniel Hawkins

Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance (class 1)

Male, 27

Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance (class 2)               

Crystal Lake, Illinois

2 counts-Unlawful Possession of Ammunition by a Felon (class 3)


Production of Cannabis Stavia Plants (class 4)


Unlawful Delivery of Cannabis (class 4)


2 counts-Unlawful Possession of Ammunition without a FOID (class A)


Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (class A)


Unlawful Possession of Cannabis (class B)

Next court date: May 7, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.

Bond: $200,000


The charges against this individual is merely allegations against him. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.




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