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Cary woman, 15-year-old face drug charges

Rachel A. Maloney
Rachel A. Maloney

CARY – Police have charged a Cary woman and a 15-year-old juvenile boy with several drug offenses after they said they found psychedelic mushrooms growing in the woman’s basement.

Police said they searched the home on East James Way after obtaining a warrant based on a Crime Stoppers tip.

Rachel A. Maloney, 44, was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, unlawful delivery of a controlled substance, unlawful delivery of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school, two counts of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and unlawful possession of marijuana.

The house is within 1,000 feet of four schools, Sgt. Mike Roth said.

Maloney is being held in the McHenry County Jail on $80,000 bond.

The Cary boy was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, unlawful delivery of a controlled substance, unlawful delivery of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. He is being held at the Kane County Juvenile Detention Center.

The Cary Police Department encourages citizens to use Crime Stoppers as a means to anonymously report illegal activity to improve the quality of life in the community, according to a news release.

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