Two Mt. Vernon Residents arrested on illegal drug and firearms charges

Two Mt. Vernon Residents arrested on illegal drug and firearms charges

MT. VERNON, IL — Members of the Mt. Vernon Police Department/Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office High Risk team executed a search warrant Wednesday and found illegal drug and firearms at 13560 E. Van Doren Rd in rural Mt. Vernon.

32-year-old Cody James and 36-year-old Lacey Corbett both of Mt. Vernon were charged with possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a stolen firearm, and possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver.

Both remain in custody with bond to be set by a judge on the felony charges. The investigation is ongoing and other criminal charges are expected.

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