July 9

Fulton County Drug Arrest

By Emily West

Fulton County Drug Arrest

July 15, 2010 Updated Jul 9, 2007 at 11:07 AM CDT

The Fulton County Sheriff's Department makes a big bust Friday night.
Sheriff's Deputies along with the Illinois State police K-9 officer discovered a large quantity of Marjuana Friday night during a traffic stop on Route... about 3 miles east of Canton.

Officers discovered over 36 pounds of marijuana and $2,300 in cash. 58-year-old Charles Miller of Chicago was arrested. He is charged with Possession of Cannabis with intent to deliver over 5 thousand grams... a Class X Felony.

The West Central Illinois Task Force interviewed Miller and that interview led to the search of three properties in the Chicago area where an additional 200 pounds of marijuana and half kilo of cocaine along with an additional $4,000 in cash.

West Central Illinois Task Force officers estimate the street value of the drugs to be valued at approximately $500,000.

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