A 35-year-old Wauconda man was arrested after police raided a drug house in Wauconda on Wednesday.
The Wauconda Police Department and Lake County Gang Task Force executed a search warrant at 122 East Mill Street in Wauconda at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday evening. Authorities said that they received numerous complaints about drug dealing at the house.
Police said that during the search warrant investigators seized heroin, cannabis, crack cocaine, Oxymorphone, Alprazolam, LSD, and Psilocybin mushrooms totaling over 120 grams. Police also seized around $2,000 in cash and prepaid debit cards along with a 2013 Honda CR-Z.
Dale Hoagland III, 35, of 122 East Mill Street, was arrested and charged with two counts of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, obstructing, unlawful possession of a controlled substance (heroin), unlawful possession of a controlled substance (crack cocaine), unlawful possession of a controlled substance (Alprazolam), unlawful possession of a controlled substance (Oxymorphone), unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver (heroin), unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver (crack cocaine), unlawful possession of cannabis and manufacturing/delivering cannabis.
“This investigation and arrest will save countless people from overdosing. Through pooled resources and collaboration, Wauconda Police and the Gang Task Force worked together to take another dangerous heroin dealer off the streets, keeping Lake County that much safer,” Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran said,
“The Wauconda Police Department continues to diligently investigate and enforce all narcotics complaints within our community and will use all resources available to prosecute offenders to the full extent,” the department said.
Hoagland is being held on a $500,000 bond at the Lake County Jail. He is scheduled to appear in court next on February 20.