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Police: DeKalb man had 9 ounces of pot

Published: Monday, June 9, 2014 3:08 p.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 1:40 a.m. CST
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Andrew A. Deleon, 30, of DeKalb, was charged with possession of marijuana and cocaine.

SYCAMORE – A 30-year-old DeKalb man accused of having more than a half-pound of marijuana in his vehicle remained in DeKalb County Jail on Monday, unable to post $10,000 bail.

DeKalb police stopped Andrew A. Deleon's vehicle at 2:54 p.m. Thursday in the 100 block of South Annie Glidden Road, court records show. They found two bags of marijuana, one weighing 8.4 ounces and the other weighing an ounce, behind the passenger seat. As police were searching him after he was arrested, they found 2.27 grams of cocaine in his pants pocket, court records show.

Deleon, of the 300 block of Cedar Court in DeKalb, was charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana with intent to deliver within 1,000 feet of a school, and possession of marijuana.

The most serious charges are punishable with between six and 30 years in prison. Deleon is next due in court Friday.

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