Joint Investigation Leads to Arrest of Palatine Man with Cannabis, Cocaine, Oxycodone, Ecstasy


Local and federal authorities arrested Mauricio Bravo, 47, of the 1200 block of E. Prairie Brook Drive Palatine after a search of his home.

Mauricio Bravo (law enforcement photo).

Cook County assistant state’s attorney Lorna Amado-Chevlin said law enforcement officers recovered more than 500 grams of cannabis along with cocaine, oxycodone and ecstasy, as well as drug paraphernalia — small plastic bags, scales and a safe containing $7,799 in cash.

Bravo’s criminal history includes misdemeanor convictions for telephone harassment, possession of cannabis and violating an order of protection. He was ordered held on $150,000 bail Friday on charges of possession of cannabis and a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Bravo is scheduled to appear in court on September 9, 2016.

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