WILL COUNTY, Ill. - A California man is facing several drug charges after Will County deputies found a false compartment inside his vehicle that contained methamphetamine, cocaine and fentanyl.
On Friday at about 4:30 p.m., Will County deputies made a traffic stop on a GMC Acadia on Interstate 80 near the Houbolt Road exit.
While speaking to the driver, Carlos J. Rosado, deputies suspected that he was involved in criminal activity.
A consensual search of the vehicle was performed by deputies, and a positive identification of narcotics was made by a K9, authorities said.
K9 Malice | CREDIT: Will County PD
In a false compartment within the vehicle, deputies found 13 bundles of methamphetamine totaling 8,587 grams, 2 containers of fentanyl pills totaling 1,950 grams, 8 bundles of cocaine totaling 8,800 grams and multiple cell phones.
Rosado, 48 from California, was charged with improper turn, obstructed front windshield, false/secret compartment in vehicle, manufacture/delivery of fentanyl over 900 grams, possession of fentanyl over 900 grams, manufacture/delivery of methamphetamine over 900 grams, possession of methamphetamine over 900 grams, possession of cocaine over 900 grams, and manufacture/delivery of cocaine over 900 grams.
Carlos Rosado | CREDIT: Will County PD
Rosado’s bond was set at $1 million.