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Press Release- Traffic Stop Results in Drug Arrest

10/24/2013 12:00:00 AM

On October 22, 2013 at approximately 10:00 P.M. investigators from the McHenry County Sheriff's Office initiated a traffic stop in the area of Illinois Route 120 and Ringwood Road, McHenry, which resulted in multiple traffic and drug charges.

Investigators traveling behind a grey 1999 Ford Ranger pickup truck, westbound on Illinois Route 120, observed the driver fail to stop at the stop light.  A traffic stop was initiated, and investigators determined that the driver, William L. Ilkka, was operating a motor vehicle with a suspended driver's license. It was suspected that William L. Ilkka was driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. After Ilkka failed several field sobriety tests, he was taken into custody. While conducting a search of the vehicle, it was determined that William L. Ilkka was in possession of drug paraphernalia, cannabis, hypodermic syringes, and eleven baggies containing heroin which had a combined weight of 3.6 grams.

ARRESTED:   

CHARGES:

William L. Ilkka (Male, 32)      7502 Birch Dr.                      

Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver - Class 1 Felony

Wonder Lake, IL                       

Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance - Class 4 Felony

 

Unlawful Possession of Hypodermic Syringe - Class A Misdemeanor

 

Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia - Class A Misdemeanor

 

Driving Under the Influence/Intoxicating Compound - Class A Misdemeanor

 

Driving While License Suspended - Class A Misdemeanor

 

Unlawful Possession of Cannabis - Class C Misdemeanor

 

Disobeying a Traffic Control Device - Traffic

 

Improper Lane Usage - Traffic

 

 

BOND:                                      

$80,000.00   

NEXT COURT DATE:

October 25, 2013 at 9:00 A.M.

The charges listed against the above mentioned defendant are merely an allegation against him. The defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in court

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