Two women charged with meth possession in Quincy

Posted: Mar. 26, 2013 7:57 pm Updated: Apr. 9, 2013 9:15 pm

Two women were arrested in Quincy on Tuesday, charged with possessing methamphetamine and its precursors.

According to the West Central Illinois Task Force a search warrant was exercised at 401 Cherry, Apartment 6, during the afternoon. Agents said they seized methamphetamine, and paraphernalia used to consume the drug.

Dawn M. Smith, 46, of the apartment, and Jessica S. Gholston, 29, were arrested and lodged in the Adams County Jail. Records indicate Smith is on probation for a 2010 aggravated battery conviction.

The task force was assisted with the warrant by the Adams County Sheriff's Department and the Quincy Police Department.


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