Two Elgin men arrested on drug charges
Two Elgin men face criminal charges after police say one of them appeared to engage in drug activity.
Jose Solorzano-Martinez, 31, of the 200 block of North Gifford Street, has been charged with felony possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, felony possession of methamphetamine, felony resisting a police officer, and three misdemeanor counts of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.
Meanwhile, Julio Archundia-Sanchez, 25, of the 100 block of College Street, has been charged with felony possession of methamphetamine, felony possession of a fraudulent identification card, and a misdemeanor count of no valid driver's license.
According to Kane County prosecutors, an Elgin police officer on Monday evening saw a green Ford minivan driven by Archundia-Sanchez pull over to the west side of Mulberry Court near Mulberry Lane. The officer then saw the front passenger, Solorzano-Martinez, appear to engage in drug activity though the front passenger window, according to a news release from the Kane County state's attorney's office.
When the minivan pulled away, and police followed the minivan and stopped it after a driving infraction.
During a search, authorities said, the officer found crystal methamphetamine, glass smoking pipes, items commonly associated with drug dealing and a fake Social Security card. The officer arrested both men.
Archundia-Sanchez and Solorzano-Martinez are held at the Kane County jail on $100,000 bail.