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Pot, liquid LSD, cash confiscated in McCandless drug bust

August 8, 2018

McCandless police and agents with the state Attorney General Drug Task Force seized various forms of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, viles of liquid LSD and thousands in cash when they searched a home in McCandless on July 31, 2018.

A McCandless man has been charged with running an illegal drug dealing operation out of his home in the Hickory Hills apartment complex.

McCandless police officers and agents with the state Attorney General Drug Task Force executed a search warrant on July 31 at a home in the 900 block of Deerfield Circle.

When they searched the home, investigators found a large bags and mason jars filled with marijuana along with edible and oil forms of the drug, cell phones, drug paraphernalia and what police believe is a liquid form of the hallucinogen LSD, according to McCandless police Chief David DiSanti.

Devin Joseph Connelly faces multiple counts of possession with the intent to deliver drugs and the unlicensed sale of controlled substances.

The chief said Connelly was conducting ” a pretty significant (drug dealing) operation.”

About $17,000 in cash also was confiscated during the bust, according to the chief.

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