Multi-Agency Investigation Leads to Several Arrests

(Effingham) – A multi-agency investigation led to the arrest of several people in Effingham. According to authorities, the group of ten was arrested on charges including possession and conspiracy to deliver or distribute. Four were indicted on charges to distribute more than 500 grams each of a “meth mixture.” The group was arrested during an operation carried out over the weekend by the Effingham Police Department and the Effingham County Sheriff’s Office, with help from the Southeastern Illinois Drug Task Force, Illinois State Police, U.S. Marshals Service, and the FBI Task Force. The investigation has been underway since 2019.

Credit: Effigham Police Department