Alan B. ToppmeyerHARDIN - A Brussels man was apprehended for cocaine possession by the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office.

At 2:19 p.m. on April 18, 2024, Calhoun County Sheriff Bill Heffington conducted a traffic stop on Illinois River Road south of Hardin, in Calhoun County, for the offense of speeding. Calhoun County Deputy Nic McCall arrived on scene and assisted with the investigation.

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Subsequent to an investigation, the driver, Alan B. Toppmeyer, 62, of Brussels, was arrested for the following offenses:

  • Speeding; and,
  • Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance (Cocaine).

Toppmeyer was arrested without incident and transported to the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office.

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As is now required under the provisions of the new House Bill 3653, known as the SAFE-T Act; Toppmeyer was booked and released with a Notice to Appear at a later date at the Calhoun County Courthouse.

Later that day, at approximately 10:02 p.m. on April 18, 2024, Deputy McCall conducted a traffic stop on Illinois River Road near Deer Plain, Illinois, on the aforementioned subject.

Subsequently, Toppmeyer was again arrested for the following offenses:

  • Driving Under the Influence - Drugs
  • Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance (Cocaine),
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; and,
  • Improper Lane Usage.

Toppmeyer was again booked and released with an additional Notice to Appear at the Calhoun County Courthouse.

All suspect(s) are innocent until proven guilty.

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