Trial to begin for man facing drug charges in Jackson County, IL

Trial to begin for man facing drug charges in Jackson County, IL

MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) - The first of five men charged in connection with a large-scale drug operation in Jackson County, Illinois goes on trial Tuesday, July 23.

Christian Reichert faces two felony counts.

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One of Reichert's co-defendants, Alex Karcher, also faces charges out of Kansas and has been linked to the investigation into the July 2016 shooting of Carbondale Police Officer Trey Harris.

No one has been formally charged in connection with Harris' injuries.

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