JCSO MAKES TWO SEPARATE DRUG ARRESTS

JCSO MAKES TWO SEPARATE DRUG ARRESTS

MT. VERNON, IL — The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department made two separate drug arrests Monday.

The first arrest took place around 7:30 a.m. Monday, when deputies responded to North Auburn Lane in the rural Bluford area to check the well being of a subject in a car. Upon arrival, deputies reportedly found 30-year-old Coty W. Hampton of Mt. Vernon in the vehicle, along with illegal drugs, drug equipment, and ammunition.  Hampton was arrested and taken to the Jefferson County Jail on charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug equipment, and possession of ammunition without a FOID card.

Then around 3:11 Monday afternoon, members of the Mt. Vernon Police Department / JCSO Narcotics Unit initiated a traffic stop of a vehicle on E. Fairfield Rd and IL Hwy 15 in rural Bluford. The driver, identified as 44-year-old Michael D. Glenn Jr of Mt. Vernon, was arrested for Driving While License Revoked. Further investigation reportedly revealed illegal drugs and drug equipment in the vehicle. Glenn was taken to the Jefferson County Jail on the charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug equipment, and driving while license revoked.

Both Hampton and Glen await the formal filing of charges and the setting of bail in Jefferson County Court.

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