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Bond reduced in DeKalb cocaine case

Published: Thursday, July 10, 2014 11:17 p.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014 11:49 p.m. CDT
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Steven Harris, 24, of DeKalb, was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to deliver, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and obstructing justice.

SYCAMORE – A 24-year-old DeKalb man accused of having about 37 grams of cocaine in a safe under his bed had his bond reduced Thursday from $250,000 to $100,000.

Steven Harris, of the of the 1100 block of Regent Drive, faces between six and 30 years in prison if convicted of the most serious charge against him. DeKalb police said they found the cocaine and marijuana in his apartment May 24.

Harris' father, a software engineer in Naperville, testified Thursday he would be able to post $10,000 bail and have his son live with him while charges are pending. Harris will be put on restricted GPS monitoring, making him unable to leave his father's home unless he is looking for a job. He is also not allowed to consume alcohol or drugs.

Harris was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to deliver, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and obstructing justice.

He is next due in court Aug. 21.

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