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2 Harvard women charged after police find cocaine, prescription pills in home

WOODSTOCK – An undercover drug investigation led to the arrest of two Harvard women who McHenry County Sheriff’s officers said had cocaine and prescription pills in their home. 

Vonnie Hansen, 39, and Molly Henderson, 60, both of the 700 block of University Street, were charged in connection with the investigation, court records show.

Over the course of a few months, Hansen sold drugs multiple times to undercover officers, according to a news release from McHenry County Sheriff’s Office. 

The sales happened within 1,000 feet of Jaycee Park in Harvard, police said.

Officers searched the University Street home about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to court documents.

Authorities found 4.8 grams of cocaine, 3½ Xanax pills, packaging materials and a scale, according to the release.

The estimated street value of the drugs is about $400, police said. 

Both women have been charged with possession of a controlled substance, which typically is punishable by one to three years in prison.

Hansen also is charged with delivery of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a park, delivery of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. If Hansen is convicted of the most serious charge, delivery of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a park, she could face six to 30 years in prison.

Hansen’s bond is set at $350,000, and Henderson’s is $10,000. 

Both women are due in court Monday. 

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