Teens arrested on drug charges after police search home in Park Ridge

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Samuel Caplan | Park Ridge police

Two teenagers were arrested on drug dealing charges after police raided a home in north suburban Park Ridge and seized marijuana, pills and cash last week.

About 10 a.m. June 25, Park Ridge officers and a Northbrook K9 officer executed a search warrant at a home in the 600 block of Ottawa in Park Ridge, a statement from police said.

Officers seized about 180 grams of cannabis, 10 Adderall pills, 2 hydrocodone pills and $2,886 in cash, according to Park Ridge police. Also found were “a scale and baggies commonly used to weigh and package cannabis for resale, and several pieces of drug paraphernalia.”

On Monday, 18-year-old Samuel Caplan, who lived in the home, was arrested and charged with one count of possession of cannabis with intent to deliver, possession of a controlled substance, and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, police said. He was ordered held on a $10,000 bond.

Also arrested was a 16-year-old Park Ridge boy, who was petitioned to juvenile court for possession of cannabis with intent to deliver, possession of a controlled substance, delivery of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.

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