Rabecca TownsendHARDIN - The Calhoun County Sheriff's Office made another methamphetamine arrest after a traffic stop at 2:34 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11. The sheriff's office is making every effort it can to eliminate the illegal drug problems in the county with the serious effort.

The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on Park Street on Thursday near Barry Street in Hardin.

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Subsequent to an investigation, the driver, Rabecca L. Townsend, age 56, of Collinsville, Illinois was arrested on the following charges:

  • Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine,
  • Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance,
  • Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia,
  • Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle,
  • Speeding.

Townsend is currently lodged at Jersey County Jail.

All suspect(s) are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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