Illinois State Police (ISP) District 21 is reporting the arrest of Robert S. Parada Jr., 51, of Frankfort for Possession of Cannabis Under 30 Grams; and Vanessa Fajardo, 19, of Chicago for Possession of Cannabis Over 30 Grams.
On March 14, 2018 at approximately 3:00 P.M., an Illinois State Trooper was dispatched to a property damage crash on Route 45/52 at 12000 N Road in Kankakee County. The trooper arrived on scene and spoke with the driver, Robert Parada Jr. A subsequent search of Parada and the vehicle revealed more than 10 grams of cannabis and drug paraphernalia. Prada was charged with Possession of Cannabis Under 30 Grams and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
On March 15, 2018 at approximately 9:56 P.M., an Illinois State Trooper was on patrol in Iroquois County. The trooper observed a vehicle traveling above the posted speed limit on I-57 northbound at milepost 297. The trooper stopped the vehicle and spoke with the occupants. A subsequent search of the occupants and the vehicle revealed 45.4 grams of cannabis and drug paraphernalia. The passenger, Vanessa Fajardo was charged with Possession of Cannabis Over 30 Grams and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.