Couple accused of selling marijuana to undercover detective

Couple accused of selling marijuana to undercover detective

BENTON, IL (KFVS) - Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter reports a rural Benton couple is in custody following an undercover narcotics operation.

Jennifer Carpenter (19) of rural Benton has been charged with the Class B Felony of Distribution of a Controlled Substance.

Steven Patrick (24) of rural Benton has also been charged with the Class B Felony of Distribution of a Controlled Substance.

Sheriff Walter says an detective working undercover bought an ounce of Marijuana from the couple in September of 2013 at a location near Benton.

Both were booked into the Scott County Jail. Bond for each has been set by the court at $25,000 cash or surety.

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