NIU police chief's daughter faces drug charges

SYCAMORE, Ill. (AP) -- Authorities say the daughter of Northern Illinois University's police chief has been charged with drug possession.

The (DeKalb) Daily Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/AlayjJ) that Jessica Grady and a 38-year-old DeKalb man were arrested last week.

She was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana. Her bond was set at $50,000.

NIU officials confirmed that Grady is the daughter of police chief Donald Grady. They did not have further comment.

A message left for the police chief wasn't immediately returned Sunday. A home number listed for Jessica Grady had been disconnected.

Reginald Turner was charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and possession of marijuana with intent to deliver.


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  • by John Location: Mt.Morris on Jan 9, 2012 at 04:43 PM
    What this shows is that she is a adult woman who went down the wrong path. Just because she has a father in law enforcement means nothing. No more then a Pastor who has a daughter who ends up doing drugs. Its not the parents but the influences of people around them that determines their fate.
  • by Wanda on Jan 9, 2012 at 08:30 AM
    This just goes to show that none of us r immune from the effects of drug/alcohol abuse. It can happen to anyone. I hope this young lady receives the help she desperately needs and that her family will be able to help support her recovery.
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