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Woman arrested after drugs found in Harvard home

Tiyania B. Poole | McHenry County sheriff's office

A woman was arrested earlier this month at her northwest suburban Harvard home after officers executing a search warrant recovered about $300 worth of drugs.

Tiyania B. Poole, 23, has been charged with unlawful delivery of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school, unlawful delivery of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of a controlled substance, unlawful delivery of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, endangering the life and health of a child, and unlawful possession of cannabis, according to a statement from the McHenry County sheriff’s office.

On June 15, the McHenry County sheriff’s office Narcotics Task Force and members of the Harvard Police Department served a search warrant on the home in the 100 block of South Division Street in Harvard, police said. Authorities had received multiple tips from the community that criminal activity may have been taking place in the home.

Detectives seized about 2.5 grams of cannabis, 2.5 grams of crack cocaine, two digital scales, packaging materials, and an item of drug paraphernalia. The drugs were worth an estimated $300, police said.

Poole, who was one of three residents, was arrested and detectives notified DCFS because two “young juveniles” were also found in the home, police said.

She has been ordered held at the McHenry County Correctional Facility on a $100,000 bond, according to the sheriff’s office. She is next scheduled to appear in court July 11.