Pharmacy Tech Charged With Drugs Offenses

Police said they found marijuana and more 2,300 prescription pills in the technician's car Thursday

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    A pharmacy technician was arrested charged in Lake County after police said they found marijuana, prescription pills, cash and a shotgun in her car Thursday.

    Holland Hernandez, 26, was charged with 13 drug offenses involving unlawful possession and unlawful delivery of a controlled substance and posession of cannabis following officers' discovery of marijuana, more than 2,300 prescription pills, at least $4,700 in cash and a shotgun with ammunition in her car Thursday, the Lake County Sherrif's Office said, according to the Chicago Tribune.

    Included among the prescription pills were Oxycontin, Hydrocodone and Adderall, officials say.

    After police responded to a call regarding reckless driving in Volo at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, they found a car matching the description in a McDonald's parking lot nearby. Police said the car smelled strongly of marijuana, and that upon looking inside they could see a clear plastic bag with marijuana inside, the Tribune reports.

    Police then arrested Hernandez ,who owned the car and found the pills, money and gun, officials say.

    Hernandez told police she sold the prescription drugs illegally for $2 per pill, reports the Tribune.

    On top of the drug charges, police say they also charged Hernandez with driving with a suspended license and operating an unisured vehicle.

    On Friday Hernandez' bail was set at $50,000.