GENEVA – A Blackberry Township man was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance after a traffic crash in Geneva, police reports and court records show.
Payton J. Glod, 18, of the 0S000 block of Catlin Square, Blackberry Township, was also charged Feb. 26 with driving under the influence, improper lane use, illegal transportation of alcohol and driving without insurance, records show.
Geneva police were called to the 400 block of East Side Drive at 3 a.m. where a 2014 silver Toyota Prius had crashed into a parkway tree, reports stated.
Glod was taken to Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital in Geneva. Officers later located a clear plastic bag in the car which contained three pills later identified as Xanax, a controlled substance, reports stated.
The charge against Glod is a Class 4 felony, punishable by one to three years in prison and a fine of up to $25,000 on each count if convicted.
Glod was released on a $10,000 personal recognizance bond and is to appear in court again April 26.