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updated: 7/14/2017 5:18 PM

Probation for man who sold LSD in Kane County

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  • Terrance Smith, convicted of selling LSD three times, was sentenced to probation but prosecutors may reinstate charges if he gets in trouble again.

    Terrance Smith, convicted of selling LSD three times, was sentenced to probation but prosecutors may reinstate charges if he gets in trouble again.

 
 

An Indiana man accused of selling LSD several times in Kane County in 2015 has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge and has been sentenced to 30 months of probation.

However, prosecutors may reinstate the most severe charges against Terrance Smith, 31, of the 1900 block of West Boardwalk Circle, Portage, of he violates probation, records show.

Judge Linda Abrahamson this week accepted the plea from Smith, who pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance, a felony, according to Kane County court records.

He was originally charged with 18 felony counts, including possession of more than 15 doses of LSD with intent to deliver, which is a crime punishable by six to 30 years in prison with no option for probation.

Prosecutors will leave the most severe charge open while Smith is on probation and dismissed it of probation is completed successfully, records show.

Smith was arrested in December 2015 by the North Central Narcotics Task Force, is a unit of the Illinois State Police. He was charged with selling 20 "hits" of LSD to an undercover officer on Oct. 29, 2015, and 23 hits on Nov. 20 and 107 hits on Dec. 8, according to court records. He was arrested on Dec. 8, and police recovered 28 more hits of LSD that authorities argued were intended for a future sale, records show.

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