MARION, IL — A man was arrested by the Marion Police Department’s Narcotics Unit Monday for methamphetamine trafficking.
According to a post on the Marion Police Department’s Facebook page, officers took into custody Jared Shepherd without incident and found him to be responsible for shipping nearly five pounds of crystal “ICE” methamphetamine from California to Marion. During Shepherd’s arrest he was found to be in possession of additional methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, packaging equipment, methamphetamine manufacturing equipment and U.S. currency. Shepherd was taken to the Williamson County Jail in Marion where he is being held pending future court proceedings.
The Drug Enforcement Agency and the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office participated in this event.