Six people have been arrested with more to come in an ongoing drug sweep in Jersey County. Law enforcement says the arrests took cannabis, prescription drugs, and a small amount of heroin off of the streets. Most of the arrests occurred late last week, and there are at least two more suspects to be rounded up in this latest effort being carried out by the Jersey County Sheriff's Department and the Central Illinois Drug Task Force.
Jersey County Sheriff Mark Kallal says these arrests represent a small piece of the local drug trade.
Arrested on various unlawful delivery counts are 31-year-old David L. Heaps of Jersey Landing Road in Godfrey; 27-year-old Justin P. Combs of Walnut Street in Jerseyville; 27-year-old Terry L. Counts of North Irish Lane in Jerseyville; 23-year-old Jack L. Green of Walnut Street in Jerseyville; 36-year-old Deborah A. Scoggins of South Prairie Street in Jerseyville; and 36-year-old Joshua M. Keeney of Rangeline Road in Jerseyville.