Barrington teenager facing drug charges, sent to ACI

Police: 18-year-old caught selling Xanax

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Barrington police charged Nicolaus R. Hewitt with possession of a controlled substance (Xanax) and manufacture/possession/ delivery of a controlled substance.

Police say the 18-year-old Barrington resident — he lives at 11 Walker Farm Lane — was sitting in a pickup truck with another individual at about noon on Monday, Jan. 30 when a Barrington police officer approached the vehicle.

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Police say Mr. Hewitt appeared very nervous; the officer could also allegedly smell the odor of burnt marijuana. A search of both individuals inside the vehicle revealed that Mr. Hewitt had in his possession two Xanax pills, said police. Officials said the teenager did not have a prescription for the medication. A bottle of prescription cough syrup was also found. 

Police charged Mr. Hewitt and a judge sent him to the ACI for a two-week stay. 

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