100 Pounds of Marijuana Seized

DIXON – A Lee County man has been arrested and faces several drug charges.  The Blackhawk Area Task Force says they, along with the Dixon Police Department and the Lee County Sheriff’s Department concluded an investigation into the production and possession of marijuana in Harmon, which is in western Lee County.  The task force says police on Wednesday searched the residence of 55-year-old David C. Smith, of rural Harmon, and seized a 100 pounds of marijuana and marijuana based consumables, a T-H-C extraction lab, and a rifle.  Smith was arrested and faces several charges, including unlawful possession of cannabis with intent to deliver.

Smith was taken to the Lee County Jail.


David C. Smith – photo by Blackhawk Area Task Force