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Ottawa man arrested following sale of look-alike drug

  1. Terrapinzflyer
    An Ottawa man's attempt to sell a look-alike drug landed him in La Salle County Jail.

    The Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team met with Shane Ross, 23, 606 E. McKinley Road, in the parking lot of an Ottawa business on U.S. 6 Wednesday. Ross chose the location to meet an agent and complete a sale of LSD.

    Once Ross arrived with purported LSD, he was arrested. It was determined what Ross delivered was not LSD as he said it was. During the interview, he admitted he knew it was not LSD.

    Ross was charged with unlawful delivery of a look-alike controlled substance, a Class 3 felony, that carries a prison sentence of two to five years. He also was cited for resisting arrest.

    Also Wednesday, police arrested Christopher Sexton, 18, with addresses listed as both 209 E. Superior St., Ottawa, and 69 Chicago Road, Oswego, on complaints of unlawful possession of marijuana and unlawful consumption of alcohol.

    Ross and Sexton were taken to La Salle County Jail.

    10/07/2010, 5:37 pm


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