Tinley Park Man Pleads Not Guilty in La Salle Co.; $1M Bond Reduced
Abdel J. Rahman, who owns a Peru tobacco shop, was arraigned Thursday in La Salle County in connection with a grand jury indictment on drug charges stemming from the illegal sale of synthetic pot, according to reports.
Abdel J. Rahman, 45, of the 17400 block of Tamar Lane, was arraigned on charges of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of a controlled substance connected to the Sept. 10 raid of a tobacco shop he owns in Peru, the report stated.
His trial date is Dec. 2, and he could face up to 7 years in prison if convicted, the report added.
Rahman is accused of delivering an unspecified amount of synthetic marijuana known as XLR-11 or “Extreme Kush” to an undercover officer Sept. 3, the report stated. Police confiscated more of the synthetic drug during a raid of Rahman's shop, the report added.