A law enforcement task force arrested two men accused of possessing over 35 pounds of cannabis and nine pounds of psilocybin mushrooms in McHenry County.
Jonathan Dean, 24, of Huntley, was charged with manufacturing or delivering over 5,000 grams of cannabis, manufacturing or delivering of a controlled substance over 200 grams and possession of a controlled substance over 200 grams.
Shamoon S. Malik, 27, of Huntley, was charged with possession of over 5,000 grams of cannabis and possession of a controlled substance over 200 grams.
A criminal complaint filed in McHenry County Circuit Court alleges Dean possessed with the intent to deliver 16,148 grams, or 35.6 pounds, of cannabis.
Dean also possessed with the intent to deliver 4,386 grams, or 9.6 pounds, of a substance containing psilocybin mushrooms, the complaint said.
Malik was accused of also possessing the drugs but not with the intent to deliver.
The complaint said Dean and Malik possessed the drugs on the morning of April 19 in McHenry County.
The case was investigated by the North Central Narcotics Task Force, which arrested the two men.
The charges against Dean are Class X and Class 1 felonies. The charges against Malik are both Class 1 felonies.
Dean was released from the McHenry County Jail after posting 10% of his $150,000 bond.
Malik was also released from the McHenry County Jail after posting 10% of his $50,000 bond.
Malik and Dean are both scheduled to appear in court again on June 16 for a preliminary hearing.