WOODSTOCK – A Gurnee man and known gang member faces drug and weapons charges in McHenry County after police said he had a loaded handgun and marijuana in his vehicle.
Christopher M. Czajkowski, 23, was arrested Monday by the Spring Grove Police Department and charged with possession of a firearm in a vehicle as a known gang member, possession of a firearm as a felon, possession of a firearm without a firearm owner’s identification card, possession with the intent to deliver marijuana, possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance.
Czajkowski is a documented member of the Maniac Latin Disciples, police said. If convicted, he could be sentenced to up to seven years in prison.
Police said Czajkowski had a loaded 9 mm semi-automatic handgun in a vehicle while at 2251 Route 12, a gas station parking lot in Spring Grove, without a FOID card. He also had between 100 and 500 grams of marijuana and less than 15 grams of cocaine, police said.
He remains in McHenry County Jail on $75,000 bond. He will appear in court Sept. 13.