4 men facing charges after drug stash found at Fox River Grove home

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Kosma M. Harasimowicz. | McHenry County sheriff’s office

Four men are facing felony charges after SWAT officers uncovered a drug stash during a raid at a home in Fox River Grove.

SWAT officers served a search warrant Wednesday at the home in the 500 block of Opatrny Drive after complaints from high school resource officers about drug activity, according to the McHenry County sheriff’s office.

Detectives seized 641 grams of marijuana, 354 Xanax pills, 51 ecstasy pills, six hydrocodone pills, three valium pills and a gram of cocaine, according to the sheriff’s office, which put the estimated street value of the seized drugs at $17,470.

The search also uncovered digital scales, packaging materials, drug paraphernalia and $2,323 in cash.

Austin J. Strong | McHenry County sheriff’s office

Austin J. Strong | McHenry County sheriff’s office

Kosma M. Harasimowicz and Austin J. Strong, both 21, of Fox River Grove, were arrested.

Harasimowicz was charged with felony counts of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance/school, unlawful delivery of cannabis, unlawful delivery of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of cannabis and unlawful possession of a controlled substance. His bail was set at $100,000, the sheriff’s office said.

Strong was charged with felony counts of unlawful delivery of cannabis and unlawful possession of a controlled substance, as well as misdemeanor counts of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and unlawful possession of cannabis. He is being held at the McHenry County Jail on $15,000 bail.

Two other men are still being sought.

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