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posted: 3/13/2010 12:01 AM

Two nabbed in Carpentersville drug raids

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Carpentersville police arrested two men and seized about an ounce in cocaine and more than a half pound of marijuana while executing search warrants this week.

Jesus Flores, 22, of the 2200 block of Morningside Circle, Carpentersville, faces charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of marijuana as a result from a search of his apartment at 11:17 p.m. Thursday, police said.

The most serious charge is carries a mandatory six- to 30-year prison term.

Carpentersville Police Cmdr. Timothy Bosshart said police seized 29.15 grams of cocaine, 144.26 grams of marijuana and found scales in the apartment.

A judge set Flores' bond at 10 percent of $50,000 and he is due in court March 18.

At 11:04 p.m. Thursday, police arrested Uriel Martinez, 28, of the 600 block of Topeka Drive, after searching his residence. Bosshart said police seized 97.4 grams of marijuana.

Martinez faces up to three years if convicted on a felony marijuana possession charge. His bond was set at 10 percent of $25,000 and he is due in court Tuesday.

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