Two men from Marquette Heights and Bloomington are in jail after what a local prosecutor said was one of the area’s largest ever seizures of methamphetamine.
On Wednesday, members of the Bloomington Police Department’s Vice Unit and Street Crimes Unit concluded a drug investigation into the sale of illegal narcotics. As a result of this investigation, Jeremy S. Cagle, 41, of Marquette Heights was arrested for Delivery of Methamphetamine 100-400 grams, Delivery of Methamphetamine 15-100 grams and Manufacture/Delivery of other amount of Narcotic Schedule III.
Bloomington resident 25-year-old Charles Guilliams was also arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine less than 5 grams.
Members of BPD’s Vice Unit and Street Crimes Unit conducted a traffic stop near the 300 block of West Washington Street in Carlock. 309 grams of meth, with an approximate street value of $27,000, 36 dextroamphetamine pills without prescription and evidence of drug distribution which were seized as evidence.
Cagle and Guilliams were taken to the McLean County Jail.
According to WJBC, Assistant State’s Attorney Jeffrey Horve said this is one of the area’s largest ever meth drug busts.
Horve said Cagle could face a sentence of up to 30 years if convicted.