SOMONAUK – Three men were arrested on drug charges after sheriff’s deputies seized marijuana plants, money and electronics during a search Tuesday.
John M. Virzi, 23, and Daniel T. Sponholtz, 24, both of the 15000 block of Fawn Drive in Somonauk, were charged with possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, unlawful production of marijuana plants and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.
Timothy L. Brewer, 51, also of the 15000 block of Fawn Drive in Somonauk, was charged with unlawful production of marijuana plants.
Gary Dumdie, chief deputy of the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, said deputies executed a search warrant Tuesday at 15190 Fawn Drive in rural Somonauk, which yielded 19 marijuana plants, four pounds of marijuana, several thousand dollars in cash, TVs and a computer.
Dumdie said sheriff’s deputies were assisted in the investigation by a Kendall County drug task force and a Drug Enforcement Administration task force.
Virzi, Sponholtz and Brewer are being held at the DeKalb County Jail pending a bond hearing.