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Police: Man caught with heroin in Fox Lake

Published: Friday, March 8, 2013 9:47 a.m. CST • Updated: Friday, March 8, 2013 11:57 p.m. CST

FOX LAKE – A Wisconsin man faces drug-related charges after he was caught with heroin Thursday in Fox Lake, according to the Fox Lake Police Department.

Brian Antoniak, 22, of New Berlin, Wis., has been charged with possession of a hypodermic needle, possession of a controlled substance, illegal transportation of alcohol and permitting a minor to be intoxicated.

Authorities received a call at 9:15 p.m. Thursday about a vehicle swerving into oncoming traffic on Route 12 near American Legion Post 703 in Fox Lake, according to a news release.

Officers later located the vehicle at a nearby gas station on South Johnson Road. Antoniak later was searched after officers found a hypodermic needle, the news release states. Heroin also was found.

His vehicle and $4,000 in cash were seized during the arrest. Allison Owens, 19, of Oak Park, was charged with underage drinking.

– Lawerence Synett

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