A press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney:
DAVID A. SOSKIN SENTENCED TO TEN YEARS IN THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS FOR THE OFFENSE OF POSSESSION OF MORE THAN 5,000 GRAMS OF CANNABIS WITH INTENT TO DELIVER
Patrick D. Kenneally, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that David A. Soskin, 43, was sentenced to ten years in the Illinois Department of Corrections by Honorable Judge Sharon Prather after pleading guilty to Possession of more than 5,000 Grams of Cannabis with Intent to Deliver, a Class X Felony.
On May 17, 2017, members of the McHenry County Sheriff’s Police SWAT Team, Narcotics Task Force, Drug Enforcement Administration, and Rockford Police Department executed a search warrant at Soskin’s residence on Cherry Valley Road in Bull Valley.
Soskin’s residence was targeted after a detailed investigation into Cannabis Trafficking in the Northern Illinois region by several police agencies.
During the search of Soskin’s residence, law enforcement agents found large amounts of cannabis, multiple firearms and numerous items that used in the packaging, distribution, and sale of cannabis.
The arrest of Soskin also resulted in forfeiture proceedings for numerous items including the residence at 1001 Cherry Valley Road in Bull Valley, Illinois which remain pending in court.
This case was investigated by members of the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Unit, the Rockford Police Department, and the Drug Enforcement Administration.
This case was prosecuted by John Gibbons, Chief of the Criminal Division of the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office, and Assistant State’s Attorneys Randi Freese and Thomas Cahil