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North Riverside pot dealer pleads guilty

Published: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 11:14 a.m. CDT

Mitchell R. Mayle, 22, of North Riverside was convicted April 2 after he pleaded guilty to the charge of possession of cannabis with intent to deliver, a Class 4 felony, according to a news release from the West Suburban Enhanced Drug and Gang Enforcement Task Force.

According to the release, Mayle was sentenced to two year drug probation, 30 days community service, random drug testing and will have to pay $1,309 in court fines.

Mayle was arrested Nov. 5, 2012 when WEDGE members executed a search warrant on a home in the 2500 block of Desplaines Avenue in North Riverside. Police recovered a replica handgun, two digital scales, seven cellphones, four knives, 165 grams of cannabis, drug paraphernalia and a backpack containing $4,470 in cash. Also found was packaging materials for the delivery of cannabis and documents consistent with drug sales, according to the release.

The WEDGE Task Force also applied to seize the cash found and was awarded $4,470 to be used by the WEDGE Task Force on future investigations and or equipment.

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