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Mt. Vernon drug bust puts two in bars

James Matthew Hicks (Source: Mount Vernon Police Department) James Matthew Hicks (Source: Mount Vernon Police Department)
Meghan J. Hicks (Source: Mount Vernon Police Department) Meghan J. Hicks (Source: Mount Vernon Police Department)
615 Harrison Street (Source: Mount Vernon Police Department) 615 Harrison Street (Source: Mount Vernon Police Department)
MT. VERNON, IL (KFVS) -

On Friday, August 11, the Mount Vernon Police Department carried out a search warrant at 615 Harrison Street.

This search was conducted due to investigations of narcotic sales by the Mt. Vernon PD and the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division.

Two residents were taken into custody following the search.

James Matthew Hicks was charged with possession of cannabis with intent to deliver, possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, possession of heroin with intent to deliver and possession of schedule II narcotics with intent to deliver and possession of drug equipment.

Hicks has been incarcerated in the Jefferson County Justice Center with bond to be set.

Meghan J. Hicks was charged with possession of drug equipment. 

Her bond is set for $1,500.

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