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Two different drug busts in Quincy

2 years ago by Denise Donley

One female arrested for possession of marijuana and one male arrest for possession of cannabis

On 09/10/12 at 6:45 p.m., the West Central Illinois Task Force, Quincy Police Department, and the Illinois State Police served a search warrant at 114 1/2 N. 7th Street in Quincy.  Arrested for Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine was resident, Brandy K. Payne, aka Brandy K. Mefford, age 32 of 114 ½ N. 7th Street, Quincy.  Payne was transported to the Adams County Jail.  An adult male at the residence was treated at Blessing Hospital, after complaining of a medical issue.  A juvenile at the residence was turned over to a family member.  A report was made to the Department of Children and Family Services regarding the juvenile.  Payne is currently on probation in Adams County for Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine.  

On 09/11/12 at 12:00 a.m., the West Central Illinois Task Force along with the Quincy Police Department and the Illinois State Police served a search warrant at a garage located at 420 S. 10th Street in Quincy.  Task Force Officials report the seizure of nearly two and a half pounds of cannabis, scales, drug packaging, and a vehicle.  An arrest was made in the investigation at 5:00 a.m. at 1229 S. 18th Street in Quincy.  Arrested was 34 year old William E. Hanley, of 1229 S. 18th St. Quincy.   Hanley was arrested for Unlawful Possession of Cannabis, 500-2000 grams with the intent to deliver.  Hanley was lodged in the Adams County Jail.  


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