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updated: 4/28/2014 5:12 PM

Police seize $78,000 in meth, pot in West Dundee

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A West Dundee man is being held on $2 million bond after authorities say they seized three pounds of methamphetamine and marijuana from his apartment.

Authorities say they found the drugs in the apartment Fernando Carreon-Medina, 40, of the 800 block of Village Quarter Road.

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The drugs had a combined street value of about $78,000, said Kane County Sheriff's Department Lt. Pat Gengler.

"There were no signs of methamphetamine production. It was not a meth lab," Gengler said. "It was one of the larger seizures we've had (of meth)."

Carreon-Medina also has been charged with identity theft and possession of an altered identification card, both felonies.

Gengler said authorities found fake Illinois driver's licenses at the apartment. Deputies are not searching for any another suspects.

Carreon-Medina is due in court on Friday and faces a six- to 30-year prison term if convicted of the most severe charge of possession of 400 grams to 900 grams of methamphetamine with intent to deliver.

Carreon-Medina must post $200,000 if he is to be released from the Kane County jail while the case is pending.

If so, a hearing will be held to ensure the source of the bail money comes from legitimate sources and not drug money.

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