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Press Release- McHenry Cannabis Arrests

4/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

On April 13, 2018, the McHenry County Sheriff's Police Narcotics Task Force (which includes Task Force Officers from Lake in the Hills PD and McHenry City PD) arrested Lucas Altmayer, Anthony Destefano, and Daniel Kosel (roommates) for selling cannabis in the McHenry area.  The Narcotics Task Force received multiple complaints of drug activity over the past month and initiated an undercover investigation into a residence in the 500 block of N. Front St., McHenry, Illinois.

In the morning hours of April 13, 2018, the McHenry County Sheriff's Police Narcotics Task Force served a search warrant at the residence.  As a result of the investigation, Detectives seized 456 grams of cannabis, 46 vials of liquid THC, 40 rounds of .45 caliber ammunition, residue cocaine, multiple digital drug scales, packaging materials, multiple items of drug paraphernalia, and $1,272.00 United States Currency.  The estimated street value of the illegal drugs seized is approximately $10,040.00.

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), The McHenry County Sheriff's Office Tip Line at (815) 338-2144, or the tip line email address;TipLine@co.mchenry.il.us. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the offender(s).

Arrested:                                            Charges:

Lucas A. Altmayer (Male 25)         Unlawful Delivery of Cannabis (class 3)

513 N. Front St..                             Unlawful Possession of Cannabis (class A)

McHenry, Illinois                            Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (class A)

                                                       

Anthony F. Destefano (Male 24)       Unlawful Delivery of Cannabis (class 3)

513 N. Front St.                                         Unlawful Possession of Cannabis (class 4)

McHenry, Illinois                           Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (class A)

                                                       Unlawful Possession of Ammunition w/out FOID (class A)

 

Daniel P. Kosel (Male 23)              Unlawful Delivery of Cannabis (class 3)

513 N. Front St.                                         Unlawful Possession of Cannabis (class 4)

McHenry, Illinois                           Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance (class 4)

       Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (class A)

           

Next court date/Bond:         To be set by a judge at rights court

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

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