Here’s an interesting press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department telling about the arrests of Antonia H. Sadikoff, about 30 years old, of Ingleside. He was charged with Unlawful Production of Cannabis Sativa Plants (class 2). He paid $4,000 and was released on bond.
One Arrested in Connections with Ringwood Grow Operation
May 3, 2010
Sheriff Keith Nygren announced today the arrest of an Ingleside resident for operation of an indoor clandestine cannabis growing lab.
On May 2, 2010 members of the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit discovered the operation in the 5000 block of Business Parkway, Ringwood, Illinois.
A Canine Officer from the Wauconda Police Department responded at the request of the Sheriff’s Office to assist Investigators.
At the completion of the search, Investigators recovered over 300 grams of processed Cannabis along with 86, approximate 4’-5’ tall, actively growing cannabis sativa plants along with nutrients, lights, ballasts, water pumps and exhaust tubing used to cultivate the Cannabis.
Sheriff Nygren estimates the street value of the seized cannabis to be in excess of $87,000.
The investigation culminated in the arrest of Antonio H. Sadikoff who was incarcerated in the McHenry County Adult Corrections Facility and was later released after posting 10% of his $40,000 bond. The criminal investigation is ongoing by the Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit.