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Police: DeKalb parolee had heroin, pot, steroids

Published: Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 5:30 a.m. CDT

DeKALB – A 45-year-old DeKalb man on parole for cocaine possession is accused of having heroin, marijuana and anabolic steroids in his home, records show.

DeKalb police and parole officials knocked on the door of Michael S. Johnson, of the 900 block of North Ninth Street, as part of a parole compliance check, court records show. They smelled marijuana smoke when Johnson opened the door about 7:50 a.m. Thursday, court records show.

They found about 0.55 grams of heroin and less than 0.35 ounces of marijuana, court records show. Johnson was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and unlawful possession of a hypodermic needle, court records show.

Johnson was sentenced to 8 years in prison in 2008 for having or delivering cocaine in Kendall County, according to the Illinois Department of Corrections. He was paroled in July 2012 and it was scheduled to end July 2015.

He remained in DeKalb County Jail on Friday, unable to post 10 percent of his bond, which was set at $10,000. His next court date is Feb. 27.

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