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Anonymous tip leads to drug arrest in Waukegan

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Daily Herald report

An anonymous tip resulted in an arrest by the Waukegan Police Gang Intelligence Unit on Tuesday, police said.

Police searched a home on the 1600 block of Whitney Street with a search warrant for Angel F. Farfan, 18, and located 0.4 grams of cannabis, a scale, plastic baggies, drug paraphernalia and cash, according to a Waukegan Police news release.

Farfan confessed to selling cannabis during the day while the homeowner was at work, according to police.

Farfan was charged with unlawful possession of cannabis, intent to deliver and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to police, Farfan was released on a cash bond and will next be in court on July 9.

Individuals who want to pass along confidential information can call a 24-hour hotline at (847) 856-6444 to leave information about suspected drug houses, drug dealers, gang and weapons information, child predators or any other criminal activity.

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