A McHenry man who was found in possession of 34 grams of cocaine and 16 grams of cannabis in 2019 has been sentenced to four years in prison.
Pershaun L. Davis, 41, of the 2800 block of Shorewood Drive in McHenry, was charged with unlawful possession of cocaine with the intent to deliver, unlawful possession of cannabis with the intent to deliver, unlawful possession of cocaine and unlawful possession of cannabis.
Davis was arrested on February 7, 2019, by the Lake County Metropolitan Enforcement Group (LCMEG) following a search warrant at his residence, court records show.
Officers with LCMEG located 35.4 grams of cocaine and 16.1 grams of cannabis inside Davis’s home, according to a motion filed in McHenry County Circuit Court. Officers also found $4,182 in cash nearby the drugs.
On Thursday, Davis accepted a plea deal with the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office where he pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful possession of 15-100 grams of cocaine, a Class 1 felony.
Prosecutors dismissed the other charges against Davis, who is a convicted felon from a 1999 drug case in Lake County.
A judge approved the plea deal and sentenced him to four years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.
Davis will serve the sentence at 50% in accordance with truth-in-sentencing guidelines.
Davis, who had been free on a $150,000 bond since his arrest, was remanded to the McHenry County Jail while he awaits transfer to a state prison.