EDGAR COUNTY, Ill. (WTHI) - One person is taken to the Edgar County Jail after an early morning arrest.
It happened around 1:30 a.m. on Saturday.
The Edgar County Sheriff's Office says a Deputy was patrolling in Brocton, Illinois, (Edgar County). That's where the Deputy noticed a suspicious vehicle.
Officials say the Deputy tried to catch up to the vehicle when a pursuit started. They say the vehicle took a dead end street in Brocton. That's where the suspect was taken into custody.
Officials say the suspect was from Dalton City, Illinois. They say a K9 officer got a hit on the suspect's car. That's where the Deputy found a large amount of cash and meth in a hidden compartment in the car.
Officials say they also found items that indicated packaging and sales of meth.
They say the suspect was booked into the Edgar County Jail.
- Suspect arrested on drug charges in Edgar County
- Edgar County woman arrested on arson charges
- Edgar County Manhunt Ends
- Clinton man behind bars on drug charges after Edgar County traffic stop
- 72 people arrested for underage drinking in Edgar County
- One dead in Edgar County crash
- Terre Haute man dies in Edgar County motorcycle accident
- Edgar County works to keep residents cool with cooling centers
- New clinic teams up with Edgar County factory
- Relay For Life channels Star Wars theme in Edgar County