Two Sterling Residents Face Drug Charges After Traffic Stop

Two Sterling Residents Face Drug Charges After Traffic Stop

Wednesday evening Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Il Rt 72 at Mill Rd for a traffic violation.

After a positive K9 indication, the vehicle was searched and driver 27 year old David W Richards of Sterling was arrested for 2 counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver, Possession of Drug Equipment and Driving While License Suspended.

Richards was also given civil citations for Unlawful Possession of Cannabis under 10 Grams and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

The front seat passenger, 38 year old Kasey Orr of Sterling was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Equipment.

Both subjects were transported to the Ogle County Jail and held in lieu of bond.