Rolling Meadows Couple Arrested after Investigation Prompted by LITH Traffic Stop

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department:

Two Arrested for Weapons and Drug Charges

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Task Force (which includes Task Force Officers from Woodstock PD, McHenry City PD, and Lake in the Hills PD) arrested

  • Michael Pozsgay, 29, and
  • Toni Josephson, 19,

both of Rolling Meadows, following a week-long investigation.

On January 9, 2019, Task Force members arrested Pozsgay and Josephson after conducting a traffic stop in Lake in the Hills area.

A search was conducted and

  • cannabis
  • two firearms
  • ammunition

were among the items located inside the vehicle.

At the conclusion of the investigation, detectives seized

  • approximately 1,750 grams of Cannabis;
  • two semi -automatic handguns with magazines and ammunition; and
  • $5,237 in cash.

The estimated street value of the illegal drugs seized is $35,000.

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office encourages anyone with information regarding criminal activities to contact either the McHenry County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-762-STOP (7867), the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line at (815) 338-2144, or the tip line email address: TipLine@mchenrycountyil.gov. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a
reward up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of an offender(s).

Arrested: Michael T. Pozsgay, Male, 29, Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Charges:

  • Unlawful Possession of a Cannabis with Intent to Deliver (class 2)
  • Unlawful Possession of Cannabis (class 3)
  • Unlawful Possession of a Firearm without a FOID (class A)
  • Unlawful Possession of Ammunition without a FOID (class A)

Next court date: January 15th, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. Bond: $40,000

Arrested: Toni R. Josephson, Female, 19, Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Charges:

  • Unlawful Possession of a Cannabis with Intent to Deliver (class 2)
  • Unlawful Possession of Cannabis (class 3)
  • Unlawful Possession of a Firearm without a FOID (class A)
  • Unlawful Possession of Ammunition without a FOID (class A)

Next court date: January 15th, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. Bond: $40,000

The charges against these individuals are merely allegations against them. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


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