DeKalb man charged with having drugs near school

Published: Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012 5:30 a.m.CDT

SYCAMORE — Bond was set at $110,000 Friday for a DeKalb man arrested on drug charges.

Linden M. Hope, 25, of the 2300 block of Ruby Lane in DeKalb, was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver within 1,000 feet of a school, unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, unlawful possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal trespass to real property.

Hope appeared in court Friday via closed-circuit TV from the DeKalb County Jail. If convicted of unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver within 1,000 feet of a school, Hope could face up to 15 years in prison.

According to court documents, Hope had less than a gram of cocaine and between 30 and 500 grams of marijuana Sept. 14, 2011. A warrant was issued for his arrest Feb. 22. He will appear in court again Nov. 1.

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Daily Chronicle.

More News

Watch Now

Player embeded on all DDC instances for analytics purposes.

Pet of the Week: Sally

More videos

Reader Poll

What movie are you most interested in seeing this summer?
"Godzilla"
"Guardians of the Galaxy"
"Jersey Boys"
"Maleficent"
"Transformers: Age of Extinction"