Mostly Cloudy
31°FMostly CloudyFull Forecast

McHenry man charged with heroin possession, intent to deliver

Published: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 4:15 p.m. CST
Russell Levand, 30, of McHenry, was arrested on unlawful possession of heroin charges.

McHENRY – A McHenry man was charged with possession and intent to deliver heroin after police tracked him transporting the drug from Chicago to McHenry County.

Russell S. Levand, 30, of McHenry, was charged with heroin possession, possession with intent to deliver heroin and resisting arrest, the McHenry County Sheriff's office announced Tuesday.

Police contacted Levand on Monday after conducting surveillance on him and discovered that he had 12 heroin capsules and several hypodermic syringes in his possession.

Levand is being held on $80,000 bond at the McHenry County Jail. He is due in court Thursday.

– Stephen Di Benedetto

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Northwest Herald.

Reader Poll

If you had only one day to live, what would you do with it?
Learn to play the piano
Take up ice sculpting
Learn to speak French
Win over the love of a small town