Two Arrested On Drug Charges

Two suspects were taken into custody in Mount Vernon Illinois. The arrest was made after mushrooms, meth and a gun were discovered to be stolen inside a residence. The suspects were identified as Eric Oliver and Brittany Cassidy. They were arrested for possession of methamphetamine, a controlled substance and drug equipment possession. There could be more charges to come as possible gun charges are being investigated. Police searched a home located on North 6th Street on Friday, January 4, 2019.  A hand gun, meth, psilocybin mushrooms, packaging materials, and cash were discovered during the search of the home. Both suspects were booked into the Jefferson County Justice Center. A bond for the two hasn’t been set.

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