Traffic stop leads to drug charges in McHenry County

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Two northwest suburban residents are facing drug charges after police making a traffic stop found illegal narcotics in their car Monday night.

At 8:48 p.m. Monday, McHenry County sheriff’s office pulled over a 2002 Cadillac near the intersection of Route 47 and Route 120 in unincorporated Woodstock, a statement from the sheriff’s office said.

A probable cause search of the vehicle turned up 16 Xanax pills, 14 Temazepam pills, 20 capsules containing an unknown substance, and a digital scale, police said. The estimated street value of the pills was $500.

The occupants of the vehicle, 19-year-old Ciara M. Niemeyer, and 18-year-old Marquis J. Wimberly, both of Wonder Lake, were charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and possession of a controlled substance, according to police.

Officers also seized the Cadillac under the drug asset forfeiture law.

Both suspects were ordered held on $25,000 bonds and will next appear in court Thursday in Woodstock.

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