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Patrick KenneallyWelcome to the website for the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office.  It is the honor of a lifetime to represent the hardworking people of McHenry County as their State’s Attorney.

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Nicholas Cosmano Pleads Guilty to Possession of Cannabis

Post Date:09/24/2018 11:04 AM


September 24, 2018



Patrick D. Kenneally, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that Nicholas Cosmano, 33, of Cary, Illinois, pled guilty to Possession of Over 5,000 grams of Cannabis, a Class 1 Felony, before the Honorable James Cowlin. 

On July 21, 2017, postal officials became aware of a suspicious package addressed to the defendant.  An investigation into the contents of the package led to the discovery of over 6,000 grams of cannabis and over 8,000 grams of cannabis edibles. Cosmano was arrested after accepting delivery of the package.

Cosmano was sentenced to eight years in the Illinois Department of Corrections (with a recommendation for Impact Incarceration) pursuant to the plea.

This case was investigated by members of the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department.  This case was prosecuted by Robert Ladd of the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office.


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