DeKalb Police Department Press Release 8/5/14
On 08-02-2014, DeKalb Police responded to a complaint of Illegal Dumping. Multiple garbage bags were illegally dumped into the dumpster of a multiunit building. DeKalb Police determined the garbage bags contained the remnants of a cannabis grow operation. Through investigation, DeKalb Police determined the source of the illegally dumped garbage was a residence in the 300 block of S. 5th Street. DeKalb Police obtained a search warrant for the residence. DeKalb Police discovered a cannabis grow operation within the residence. DeKalb Police seized over 5,000 grams of suspected cannabis, 50 cannabis plants, and cannabis grow equipment.
The resident, Mateusz Sirant, Male, White, 25 years of age was charged with:
Unlawful Possession of Cannabis With Intent to Deliver, Class X Felony
Unlawful Possession of Cannabis, Class 1 Felony
Unlawful Production of Cannabis, Class 3 Felony
Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Class A Misdemeanor
A Class X Felony is punishable by 6-30 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.
Contact: Sergeant Steve Lekkas S5
Individuals named who have been charged with a crime have not yet been proven guilty in court.
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