Joshua Garcia, 29, of Antioch.

A judge ordered an Antioch man, who is a convicted felon on parole, held on a $750,000 bond after a SWAT team arrested him during a high-risk warrant that netted drugs in Antioch.

The Antioch Police Department said they assisted the Lake County Metropolitan Enforcement Group around 6 a.m. Thursday.

Police conducted a high-risk narcotics search warrant in the 1000 block of Main Street in Antioch.

Main Street was shut down during the execution of the warrant by the SWAT team for the safety of residents, according to Village of Antioch Communication Manager Jim Moran.

Moran said officers recovered Perc-30 counterfeit pills laced with fentanyl, along with methamphetamine, LSD, ammunition and currency.

Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Dino Katris said Friday there were 4.5 grams of methamphetamine in two different bags, 9 Perc-30 pills and two blotter paper tabs of LSD.

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“These counterfeit Perc-30s laced with Fentanyl are deadly, and my agency will stop at nothing to get these off the streets; drug dealers beware,” Antioch Police Chief Guttschow said.

Police arrested Joshua K. Garcia, 29, of Antioch, without incident.

Officers found $880 in cash in Garcia’s pocket and $385 in a container in his dresser, Katris said.

Garcia also had a dry-erase board affiliated with drug dealing and a digital scale.

Katris said that Garcia is a convicted felon and is currently on parole.

Garcia was released from prison in June 2021 for a methamphetamine delivery case in Lake County, state records show.

Officers also found a shotgun shell on the kitchen counter and 21 .22 caliber rounds.

The Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office reviewed the case and approved charges of three counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance, two counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon.

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Katris asked the court to impose a $500,000 bond. Lake County Judge George Pappas set a $750,000 bond.

If he was able to post the 10% of his bond, Garcia would not be released because he is being held without bond on an Illinois Department of Corrections parole warrant.

Garcia remains held in the Lake County Jail and is scheduled to appear in court again on March 1.

Moran said residents are encouraged to attend the police department’s upcoming opioid awareness resource fair from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday at the Antioch Community High School.

The resource fair will expand community education initiatives to inform residents about the impacts of addiction and what law enforcement and other local agencies are doing to combat its effects, Moran said.