JOLIET, IL — The Will County Sheriff’s Office continues to make a vigilant effort to arrest people who are transporting illegal drugs into our communities. On Monday, the sheriff’s office publicized one weekend arrest near Joliet that resulted in the seizure of 48,732 grams of THC oil from a car near Houbolt Road.
Sheriff’s deputies say they stopped the car because its license plate was obstructed. The driver, Ali Alkhreisha, age 21, was from Bellflower, California. „Sheriff’s deputies, along with K-9 partner, Malice, conducted a search. Malice positively alerted to the vehicle where cardboard boxes containing 31 mason jars with 48,732 grams of THC Oil was found,” police said.
In addition, 47 grams of cannabis and a THC vape pen was also located, authorities said.
The California man was put in handcuffs and hauled off to the Will County Jail on charges of driving while license suspended, delivery/manufacture of cannabis over 30 grams, possession of cannabis over 5,000 grams.
The day before, on Friday, Dec. 20, Will County police say they stopped a Michigan speeder who kept changing lanes without signaling on I-80 near Joliet’s Chicago Street. After searching the car belonging to Aubrey Honeycutt, 32, authorities say they confiscated nine vacuum-sealed bags containing 20,989.4 grams of THC wax and one vacuum-sealed bag containing 10 cannabis joints in a duffel bag.
Honeycutt was taken to the Will County Jail and charged with delivery/manufacture of cannabis over 10 grams and possession of cannabis over 100 grams, improper lane usage, speeding, and improper passing.