A 23-year-old Marengo man suspected of dealing cocaine was arrested last week by the McHenry County Sheriff's Office.
Marvin Soto, of the 500 block of Kennedy St., was arrested on Aug. 28 and charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver (a Class X felony) and possession of a controlled substance (Class 1 felony), according to a Sheriff's Office news release.
The Sheriff’s Office - which includes members of the Lake in the Hills Police Department, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and Marengo Police Department - served a search warrant at Soto's home.
Sheriff’s investigators recovered about 32 grams of cocaine, a scale, and packaging materials, the MCSO release states. The estimated street value of the drugs seized is $2,000.
Bond for Soto was set at $150,000, and he was scheduled to appear in court Sept. 3, the release states.