PRESS RELEASE 05-26-16
Livingston County Sheriff’s Police Sheriff Tony Childress advised that on 05/26/15, at about noon, an ongoing investigation led the Livingston County Proactive Unit to initiate a traffic stop in rural Dwight.
During the investigation a Felony amount of Cocaine, LSD (“Acid”), a misdemeanor amount of Cannabis, $1,093.00 in US currency, drug paraphernalia, and a 1999 Honda Civic valued at $1500.00 were seized.
Edgar Bello (Elgin), and Augustin Barboza (Peoria) were taken into custody on separate drug charges. Both were taken to the Livingston County Jail where they will be held pending an appearance in front of a Livingston County Judge.
Agencies involved in the traffic stop were the Livingston County Proactive Unit, U.S. Department of Homeland Security/Immigration Customs Enforcement, Livingston County Sheriff’s Police Patrol, and the Pontiac Police K9 Unit. Childress advised this
investigation is ongoing with additional charges possibly pending.