ASHKUM, IL- Illinois State Police (ISP) District 21 is reporting the arrest of Brittany A. Are-Latosa, 22, of Chicago for Possession of Cannabis More Than 500 Grams But Not More Than 2,000 Grams.
On March 12, 2019 at approximately 10:24 P.M., an Illinois State Trooper was on patrol in Iroquois County. The trooper observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed (100 mph in a 70 mph zone) on I-57 northbound at mile post 294. The trooper stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver, Brittany Are-Latosa. A subsequent search of the vehicle revealed 1917.95 grams of cannabis. Are-Lotosa was placed under arrest and transported to the Iroquois County Jail for processing. Are-Latosa was charged with Possession of Cannabis More Than 500 Grams But Not More Than 2,000 Grams and Manufacture/Delivery of Cannabis More Than 500 Grams But Not More Than 2,000 Grams. Are-Latosa was also issued citations for speeding and improper use of the left lane.