Des Plaines couple busted for drugs in car


Evanston police say they found 60 grams of crack cocaine in the center console of a Des Plaines couple's car Tuesday. 

Police say plain-clothes officers responding to a call of a possible drug transaction near the intersection of Wesley Avenue and Lee Street about 10:30 a.m. spotted a vehicle matching the description provided by the caller that they were able to stop in the 1700 block of Lee.

Police say the occupants of the car, Maxx D. Strawther, 33, and Tracy A. Strawther, 31, both of 9241 Fairway Drive in Des Plaines, also had $450 in cash.

They both now face felony charges of possession and possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance.

They're scheduled to appear at 9 a.m. Sept. 30 in Skokie district court.

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