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Posted on: January 14, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Spring Grove Man Charged with Possession of a Large Amount of Methamphetamine

On January 14, 2023 at 12:25 AM, a Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy on patrol in the area of Grass Lake Road and Ackermann Road in Antioch Township observed a vehicle on Grass Lake Road traveling at a high rate of speed. The sheriff’s deputy conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and identified the driver as Steven Mors, 32, of the 28000 block of Stewart Avenue, unincorporated Spring Grove. The sheriff’s deputy learned Mors’ driver’s license was suspended, and Mors was placed under arrest.

During a search of Mors’ vehicle following his arrest, the sheriff’s deputy found a container inside the vehicle containing baggies with 110 grams of methamphetamine, over 25 grams of cocaine, 19 Adderall tablets, over 30 grams of cannabis, an electronic scale, and other drug paraphernalia. Mors was transported to the Lake County Jail.

After reviewing the facts and circumstances, the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office approved the following charges against Mors:

Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine (Class X Felony)

Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliver (Class X Felony)

Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver (Class X Felony)

Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance (Class 1 Felony)

Illegal Transportation of Adult-Use Cannabis in Vehicle (Class A Misdemeanor)

Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Class A Misdemeanor)

Driving While License Suspended (Class A Misdemeanor)

Other Traffic Violations

Mors remains held in the Lake County Jail pending an initial court hearing this morning.

All defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

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