Heroin Problem Hits Neighboring Communities

Police in Plainfield made a heroin-related bust Tuesday, charging a 19-year-old woman with manufacture and delivery.

While Naperville Police , neighboring communities are also dealing with similar challenges.

On Tuesday, , charging a 19-year-old woman with four counts of manufacture/delivery of 10 to 15 grams of heroin. A 49 year-old-man, Mark P. Stephanites, who lived at the house was charged with illegal possession of 15 or more grams of cocaine, possession of explosives/incendiary devices and unlawful use of weapons, according to Will County.

The 19-year-old, , would travel to Chicago every couple of days to buy hundreds of dollars’ worth of the drug, Illinois State Police Master Sgt. Mark Weber said Wednesday.

In February, an was charged with dealing heroin, Naperville police said.

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