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Jeremiah Pedersen Pleads Guilty to Possession With the Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance
OFFICE OF THE MCHENRY COUNTY STATE’S ATTORNEY
PATRICK D. KENNEALLY
August 19, 2019
JEREMIAH PEDERSEN PLEADS GUILTY TO POSSESSION WITH THE INTENT TO DELIVER A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Patrick D. Kenneally, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that Jeremiah B. Pedersen, 36, of Woodstock, Illinois, pled guilty to Possession With The Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance, a Class X felony, before the Honorable Robert Wilbrandt.
After being pulled over by members of the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department, Pedersen admitted to purchasing cocaine and selling it. Deputies recovered 91.4 grams of cocaine as a result of the traffic stop, along with $4,500.00, scales, and multiple cell phones. Pursuant to the investigation, a search warrant was executed on Pedersen’s residence on March 21, 2018. Officers located 191.2 grams of cocaine and $1,675.00.
Pedersen was sentenced to nine years in the Illinois Department of Corrections pursuant to the plea. Under truth in sentencing guidelines, Pedersen must serve 75 percent of his sentence.
This case was investigated by members of the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and was prosecuted by Brette Dunbar of the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office.