423 pounds of marijuana found in Skokie man’s home

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David S. Gutierrez, 31, was charged Thursday after police found 423 pounds of marijuana in his Skokie home. | Chicago Police

Police found 423 pounds of marijuana, with an estimated street value of $3 million, in a man’s home in north suburban Skokie.

David S. Gutierrez, 31, was charged Thursday after police found 423 pounds of marijuana in his Skokie home. | Chicago Police

David S. Gutierrez, 31, was charged Thursday after police found 423 pounds of marijuana in his Skokie home. | Chicago Police

David S. Gutierrez, 31, was charged Thursday after police searched his home in the 4800 block of North Kirk Street and found the marijuana, four handguns, a shotgun and a large sum of cash, Chicago Police said.

Gutierrez was charged with one felony count of manufacturing and delivery of marijuana, five misdemeanor counts of unlawful use of a weapon for possession of a firearm and one misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.

He is being held at Cook County Jail on $100,000 bond, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s Office. His next court date was set for Wednesday.


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