Biggies Owner Enters Not Guilty Plea and Demands Jury Trial on Synthetic Drug Charges
Alexander remains free on $250,000 bond. He faces two Class 'X' felony charges of possession with intent to deliver more than 200 grams of a controlled substance and single counts of unlawful manufacture of a controlled substance and violation of the Illinois Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act for unlawfully possessing a drug that is misbranded under the Illinois, Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.
Marion County Sheriff's Department Investigator Anthony Decker outlined the case against Alexander during a preliminary hearing on Wednesday. One of the possession with Intent to deliver charges follow after a search warrant was executed in May. The other is based on synthetic drugs allegedly seized in December 2011. The manufacture of a controlled substance charge is the result of residue of a synthetic drug allegedly found in a large mixing bowl at a Centralia warehouse that Alexander voluntarily gave sheriff's deputies permission to search. The Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act violation is part of a new law specifically targeting those manufacturing and selling synthetic drugs.
Judge Stedelin also accepted an unencumbered parcel of land valued at $67,500 as additional bond for Alexander to be able to go on an Alaska cruise with his family. The security will be released when Alexander returns from the trip.
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