Cannabis Arrests: One for More than 30 Grams, Another Goes With Criminal Damage Charge

The following information was supplied by the Geneva Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Two cannabis arrests in the Geneva police blotter are unusual, for completely different reasons. One involved a higher quanity, the other was almost incidental to the breaking of a bar window.

Violation of Cannabis Control Act—Geneva police arrested James Thrasher, 28, of Geneva on charges of delivery of more than 30 and less than 500 grams of cannabis, possession of the same amount of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia  around 2:50 p.m. Nov. 30 at a residence in the 900 block of Manchester Course, reports said. No narrative was included in the police report.

Cannabis and Criminal Damage to Property—Geneva police arrested David Overmeyer, 25, of Indianapolis, IN, on charges of criminal damage to property and possession of less than 2.5 grams of cannabis around 1:10 a.m. Dec. 9 at the Dam Bar, 65 North River Lane, reports said. According to the complaint in the 16th Circuit Court, Overmeyer damaged a window at the bar. The damage was estimated at less than $300. Obermeyer has a court date of Jan. 15 at the Kane County Branch court, 530 S. Randall Road, St. Charles.


Patch reports on law enforcement activity in Geneva, using information provided by official agencies. Persons charged with a crime, or issued a citation for violation of a local ordinance, are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. If you or a family member are charged with a crime or cited for a violation, and the charge or citation is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify Geneva editor Rick Nagel at rickn@patch.com and we will do follow-up reporting on the case.

Martha Hanna December 19, 2012 at 04:17 PM
Legalize and tax. Stop wasting my tax dollars!!


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