Chicagoans Charged with Drug Offenses after Minivan Flees from Wonder Lake to Woodstock

From the Sheriff’s Department:

Three Arrested After Vehicle Pursuit

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of Norman Brown, 32, Destiny Hall, 19, and William Benson, 40, on various narcotics charges after a vehicle pursuit.

Norman Brown

At approximately 2:03 p.m., on September 17, 2020, the Sheriff’s Office was conducting a narcotics investigation in the Wonder Lake area.

During the course of their investigation, Deputies initiated a traffic stop on a 2003 Chrysler Mini-Van.

The driver at that time, Hall pulled over.

During the traffic stop, Hall was asked to step out of the vehicle.

Brown, who was a passenger, climbed into the driver seat and fled with the van and another passenger, Benson.

William Benson

Deputies pursued the Chrysler west where it traveled around the rural west area of Woodstock.

As the Chrysler headed back towards town, members of the Sheriff’s Office discontinued the pursuit.

A perimeter of the area was established with the assistance of Woodstock Police Department and McHenry County Conservation Police.

A short while later Deputies located the Chrysler, which had stopped on the south side of Woodstock near the Route 47/Route 14 intersection.

Deputies discovered that Brown had fled on foot while Benson remained in the vehicle.

Destiny Hall

Witnesses provided Deputies with detailed information on where Brown had fled.

With this information Deputies located Brown, who was hiding in an abandoned mobile trailer.

After a short discussion Brown surrendered and was taken into custody without incident.

Woodstock Fire/Rescue was request to the scene after Brown advised Deputies that he had an unrelated health issue.

Brown was cleared on scene and released back into the Sheriff’s Office custody.

Brown, Hill, and Benson were all arrested and transported to the Sheriff’s Office.

No one was injured during this incident.

After the pursuit was terminated Brown drove the Chrysler into a parked car causing property damage.

Woodstock Police Department completed an accident report for that incident.

As a result of this investigation the following narcotics were recovered:

  • 45.5 grams of cannabis,
  • 7 Hydrocodone pills, and
  • 30 Dextroamphetame pills.

Arrested were

Norman Brown, male, 32, Chicago, IL

  • Possession of Cannabis with Intent to Deliver (class3) (2-Counts)
  • Aggravated Fleeing and Eluding (class 4)
  • Unlawful Possession of Cannabis (class A)
  • Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License (class A)
  • Reckless Driving (class A)

William Benson, male, 40, Chicago, IL

  • Possession of Cannabis with Intent to Deliver (class 3)
  • 40 Unlawful Possession of Cannabis (class A)

Destiny Hall, female, 19, Freeport, IL

  • Possession of Cannabis with Intent to Deliver (class 3)
  • (2-Counts) Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance (class 4)
  • Unlawful Possession of Cannabis (class A)

The charges against this individual are merely allegations against them. All defendants are resumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law


Chicagoans Charged with Drug Offenses after Minivan Flees from Wonder Lake to Woodstock — 8 Comments

  1. Google Norman.

    He’s been causing problems in the Greater McHenry County area for the past decade but our Judges keep letting him out.

  2. Destiny will have no destiny hanging with these 2 upstanding citizens

  3. Yeah, Eddie, he does.

    Like a parallel universe or something.


  4. Wonder what my parallel universe doppelgänger is up to? 🤔


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