A routine traffic stop resulted in cannabis charges against a pair of 22-year-olds, including a felony charge for intent to deliver.
Batavia police arrested Brandon Stoffel, 22, of Aurora on charges of driving while license suspended, driving under the influence and possession of cannabis with intent to deliver, according to a report at 11:44 p.m. Jan. 2.
In the same report, the passenger in Stoffel's vehicle, Ronald Stastny, 22, of Batavia, was charged on three counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and one count of possession of cannabis.
During the traffic stop at Randall Road and Wilson Street, police determined that occupants of the vehicle were smoking cannabis. The Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office authorized the intent-to-deliver charges against Stoffel, the driver of the vehicle.
Stoffel was transported to the Kane County Jail for bond call, and
Stastny posted $150 bond and was released with a court date of Jan. 21.
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