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29 Charged in Drug Sweep

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Wood River Police have conducted a drug sweep with the help of neighboring agencies, and 18 people were arrested on a variety of charges. A total of 29 people were charged in connection with this sweep, which the Wood River Police Department says is the result of "several months of proactive enforcement."

All but one are charged with Unlawful Possession of either a controlled substance or methamphetamine. 46-year-old Michelle L. Scott of East Alton was charged with two counts of Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance. Wood River Police were assisted by police in East Alton, Roxana, and the U.S. Marshal's office.

Those charged in the cases (information provided by Wood River Police_:

Clifford E. Manning, 26, of Wood River, IL has been charged with Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance. Class 4 felony

Hannah K. Roady, 24, of Roxana, IL has been charged with Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance. Class 4 felony

Melynda G. Rusk, 36, of Wood River, IL has been charged with Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance. Class 4 felony

Stephen J. Turnbeaugh, 31, of Wood River, IL has been charged with Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance. Class 4 felony

Beth A. Pettit, 35, of Wood River, IL has been charged with Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. Class 3 felony

Christian R. Gordon, 21, of Wood River, IL has been charged with Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. Class 3 felony

Charlotte R. Todd, 48, of Wood River, IL has been charged with Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance. Class 4 felony

Natasha N. Mason, 24, of Roxana, IL has been charged with Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance. Class 4 felony

Kandice M. Smith, 23, of South Roxana, IL has been charged with Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance. Class 4 felony

Rebecca A. Sheppard, 32, of Wood River, IL has been charged with Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. Class 3 felony

Samantha M. Hamelmann, 25, of East Alton, IL has been charged with Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine.   Class 2 and Class 3 felonies

Joshua M. Hertfelder, 26, of East Alton, IL has been charged with Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance. Class 4 felony

Melissa L. Holt, 38, of East Alton, IL has been charged with Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance. Class 4 felony

Kayla J. Welch, 22, of East Alton, IL has been charged with Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance. Class 4 felony

Michele L. Scott, 46, of East Alton, IL has been charged with (2 counts) Unlawful Delivery of Controlled Substance. Class 2 felony

Meghan D. Tarvin, 20, of Alton, IL has been charged with Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. Class 3 felony

Bryan J. Hicks, 32, of Alton, IL has been charged with Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. Class 3 felony

Michael S. Suarez, 31, of Alton, IL has been charged with Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. Class 3 felony

Emilie M. Bailey, 20, of Alton, IL has been charged with Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. Class 3 felony

Amy L. Gray, 37, of Alton, IL has been charged with Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance. Class 4 felony

Craig A. Bass, 28, of Alton, IL has been charged with Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance. Class 4 felony

Jan M. Rose, 33, of Alton, IL has been charged with Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance. Class 4 felony

Michael S. Cummings, 38, Homeless, has been charged with Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance. Class 4 felony

Cynthia E. Randle, 56, of Edwardsville, IL has been charged with Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance. Class 4 felony

Jasmine N. Louvier, 24, of Edwardsville, IL has been charged with Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance. Class 4 felony

Kyle C. Curtis, 23, of Moro, IL has been charged with Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. Class 3 felony

Todd A. Schlechte, 48, of Livingston, IL has been charged with Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance. Class 4 felony

Brian D. Hodge, 30, of Jerseyville, IL has been charged with Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance. Class 4 felony

Jennifer R. Haneline, 31, of Sawyerville, IL has been charged with Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance. Class 4 felony

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