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LITH Teen, Several Others Arrested Following Drug House Investigation

The McHenry County Sheriff's Office conducted surveillance of a suspected drug house at 4505 Ponca St. in McHenry over a three-day period.

The McHenry County Sheriff's Office arrested a 19-year-old Lake in the Hills man on drug charges following an investigation into a drug house in McHenry. 

Miatchell P. Moore, of 141 Bridlewood Cricle in Lake in the Hills, was arrested for unlawful possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, according to the McHenry County Sheriff's Office press release. 

Bond was set at $7,500 for Moore and he is next expected in court on Oct. 11. 

After receiving several tips from residents about teenagers who were buying dugs from 4505 Ponca St. in McHenry, the McHenry County Sheriff's Office conducted surveillance of the home over a three-day period, according to the news release. 

During that time, deputies arrested four who were leaving the home on drug-related charges and also arrested two residents at the house, police said.  

In total, the sheriffs office recovered approximately 36 grams of marijuana, 1 ecstasy pill, one digital scale and multiple drug paraphernalia items. The total street value of the drugs seized is around $475, according to the news release. 

Other than Moore, the following individuals were arrested: Korey R. Arnold, 20, of 4505 Ponca St. in McHenry, for unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia; a McHenry boy for unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia; a McHenry boy for unlawful possession of marijuana; a McHenry boy for unlawful possession of marijuana; and a McCullom Lake boy for unlawful possession of marijuana. 

Bond was set at $1,500 for Arnold and he is next expected in court on Oct. 26. 

jeff October 17, 2012 at 07:57 PM
yeah what a raid? an ounce and 1/2 of marijuana! Nice job! MORONS! SPEND OUR TAX DOLLARS AND GO AFTER REAL CRIMINALS PLEASE!!!
Brandy October 17, 2012 at 09:35 PM
LOL now that is funny Jeff...I'm betting that the $475 is at the highest price possible too! Sure, a few kids had some pot, which they shouldn't have but to think this guy's photo is even posted over a $475 bust...hardly the "big fish".
Jud October 18, 2012 at 03:17 AM
Those are some horrible eyes for a person so young...So sad.
Arnold January 19, 2013 at 10:10 PM
I live at the house that got raided that is not a picture if anybody involved. And the police got nothing from the raid. No marijuana was being sold.

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