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Press Release- Two Arrested for Weapons and Drug Charges

1/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

The McHenry County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Task Force (which includes Task Force Officers from Woodstock PD, McHenry City PD, and Lake in the Hills PD) arrested Michael Pozsgay, 29, and Toni Josephson, 19, both of Rolling Meadows, following a week-long investigation.

 On January 9, 2019, Task Force members arrested Pozsgay and Josephson after conducting a traffic stop in Lake in the Hills area.  A search was conducted and cannabis, two (2) firearms, and ammunition were among the items located inside the vehicle.

 At the conclusion of the investigation, detectives seized approximately 1,750 grams of Cannabis; two (2) semi -automatic handguns with magazines and ammunition; and $5,237 in cash.  The estimated street value of the illegal drugs seized is $35,000.

 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:TipLine@mchenrycountyil.gov. 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).

Arrested:                                Charges:

Michael T. Pozsgay                 Unlawful Possession of a Cannabis with Intent to Deliver (class 2)

Male, 29                                  Unlawful Possession of Cannabis (class 3)               

Rolling Meadows, Illinois       Unlawful Possession of a Firearm without a FOID (class A)

                                                Unlawful Possession of Ammunition without a FOID (class A)

 

Next court date: January 15th, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.               Bond: $40,000

 

Toni R. Josephson                   Unlawful Possession of a Cannabis with Intent to Deliver (class 2)

Female, 19                               Unlawful Possession of Cannabis (class 3)               

Rolling Meadows, Illinois       Unlawful Possession of a Firearm without a FOID (class A)

                                                Unlawful Possession of Ammunition without a FOID (class A)

 

Next court date: January 15th, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.               Bond: $40,000

 

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

 

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