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Police: DeKalb man found with $2,000 of cocaine

Published: Thursday, March 28, 2013 12:00 p.m. CST • Updated: Thursday, March 28, 2013 10:32 p.m. CST
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Deandre D. Calvin, 26, of the 800 block of Normal Road in DeKalb, was charged Thursday with three counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance and one count of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, police said.

SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man was charged with four felonies after police seized more than $2,000 worth of illegal drugs in his home, police said.

Deandre D. Calvin, 26, of the 800 block of Normal Road in DeKalb, was charged Thursday with three counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance and one count of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, police said.

Charges include a Class 4 felony, two Class 1 felonies and a Class X felony. Class X felonies typically are punishable with between six and 30 years in prison; probation is not an option.

According to court documents, DeKalb County Sheriff police officers executed a search warrant Wednesday and entered Calvin's residence on Normal Road. Officers found 35 grams of crack cocaine and 3 grams of heroin in Calvin's bedroom. The street value of the crack cocaine is at least $2,000, records state.

Calvin is being held at DeKalb County Jail on $50,000 bond.

DeKalb County Sheriff Chief Deputy Gary Dumdie said the arrest was part on an ongoing investigation.

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