A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department:
Lakemoor Pair Arrested for Heroin Possession and Delivery
The McHenry County Sheriff’s Police announced today the arrest of two Lakemoor residents for multiple heroin-related drug charges. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Police Narcotics Task Force (which includes members of the Lake in the Hills Police Department) conducted a two month undercover investigation into the pair.
On 1/5/16, Investigators made a traffic stop on a 2002 Pontiac Grand Am in the area of Illinois Rt. 31 and Blake Dr., McHenry, after surveillance units observed the pair make a narcotics transaction.
Investigators searched the vehicle and recovered 2.5 grams of heroin, one gram of cannabis, and $110 United States.
On 1/6/16, Investigators were granted a vehicle seizure warrant on a 2001 Nissan Xterra.
Investigators located the vehicle at 348 Rand Rd., Lakemoor, and subsequently recovered an additional 28 grams of heroin, $540 United States Currency, needles, methadone, and 2 grams of cannabis.
At the conclusion of the investigation, the McHenry County Sheriff’s Police Narcotics Task Force seized a total of 33 grams of heroin, 3 grams of cannabis, and $650.00 United States Currency.
The estimated street value in McHenry County for the heroin seized is $6,600.
Arrested: Nicholas M. Koczor (Male 30) and Elizabeth A. Schwartz (Female 36), both from 348 Rand Rd., Lakemoor
Charges were the same for both individuals:
- Possession of a Controlled Substance w/Intent to Delivery (class X)
- Delivery of a Controlled Substance (class 1) 3 counts
- Possession of a Controlled Substance (class 1)
- Delivery of a Controlled Substance (class 2) 2 counts
- Possession of a Controlled Substance (class 4) 3 counts
The charges against these individuals are merely allegations against them. All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in the court of law.