Crime & Courts

Two face charges in Wonder Lake drug raid

WONDER LAKE – A Wonder Lake man and a Markham woman face felony charges after authorities executed a search warrant and found marijuana and various pharmaceutical drugs, officials said.

Charges against Charles W. Russell Jr., 44, of 8920 W. Sunset Drive, and Erin M. Weier, 25, of 16240 Sawyer Ave., include two counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and unlawful possession of marijuana with intent to deliver.

Investigators from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit searched Russell’s home Friday and found 36 grams of marijuana as well as more than 200 clonazepam pills, more than 200 morphine pills and several Fentanyl patches, authorities said.

The estimated street value of the drugs is more than $2,000.

Police also seized $2,780 in cash and drug paraphernalia.

Both Russell and Weier posted $2,000 and were released.

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