TWO ARRESTED IN EARLY-MORNING RAID OF MT. VERNON RESIDENCE

TWO ARRESTED IN EARLY-MORNING RAID OF MT. VERNON RESIDENCE

MT. VERNON, IL — Two Mt. Vernon men are in the Jefferson County Jail following their arrests early Monday morning during a High Risk Team search of a residence on Casey Avenue in Mt. Vernon.

According to the Mt. Vernon Police Department, 38-year-old Michael W. Upton was arrested for alleged possession of methamphetamine, while 34-year-old Anthony B. Christian was arrested for alleged possession of a controlled substance.

(Upton)                                                      (Christian)

The two were taken into custody after the Mt Vernon Police Department – Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department High Risk Team served a narcotics related search warrant around 6:30 Monday morning at 2415 Casey Avenue in Mt Vernon.

Both Upton and Christian were taken to the Jefferson County Jail where they await the formal filing of charges and the setting of bail.

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