Police: California man was driving with LSD, $15K

(MORRIS) A California man was charged Friday with carrying 25 hits of acid and nearly a half-ounce of pot in southwest suburban Morris.

Ryan Watson, 21, was driving a 2008 Chevrolet station wagon about 3:30 p.m. on I-80 when he was stopped for speeding, according to a statement from Illinois State Police.

The trooper smelled a strong odor of cannabis emitting from the vehicle and, upon further investigation, found $14,950, 12 grams of marijuana and 25 hits of LSD, police said.

Watson was charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and possession of cannabis, police said. He was taken to Grundy County Jail where he is awaiting bond court.

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