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Busts were at Sixth and College and on South 10th Street

The Quincy Police Department, West Central Illinois Task Force and the Illinois State Police Meth Response Team, assisted by the Adams County Sheriff’s Department and Illinois State Police District 20 conducted two search warrants on Tuesday.

The first search warrant was conducted at 637 College St. at approximately 12:41 p.m.  Located inside the residence were Shawn Steele and Tammy Cothern.  Also located inside the residence were numerous methamphetamine making materials and methamphetamine manufacturing waste.  Cothern was arrested for Methamphetamine Related Child Endangerment and Use of Property for Methamphetamine Production and was lodged in the Adams County Jail.  Steele was arrested for Aggravated Unlawful Participation in Methamphetamine Production and was lodged in the Adams County Jail.  Steele was scheduled for a court appearance at on Tuesday on a separate Unlawful Participation in Methamphetamine Production charge. 

The Second Search warrant was conducted at 326 South 10th Street and the adjoining unattached garage.  Officers located numerous items used in the production of methamphetamine inside the residence and garage.  Officers also located at least one “one pot” methamphetamine cook.  Arrested at this residence were Todd Boyd, Andrew DeLonjay, Michael Bradley, Kevin Cookson for Aggravated Unlawful Participation in Methamphetamine Production.  Jill Favre was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine Precursors.  DeLonjay is currently on parole from the Illinois Department of Corrections from a previous methamphetamine lab that was located at the same address in 2010. 

 Investigation into these two search warrants is ongoing and further arrests are pending.

Arrested were:

Shawn D. Steele 40 years old 727 Madison Quincy, IL 62301 Male

Tammy Lynn Cothern 38 years old 637 College Quincy, IL 62301 Female

Todd A Boyd 46 years old 929 N. 10th St. Quincy, IL 62301 Male

Andrew S. DeLonjay 28 years old 326 S. 10th St. Quincy, IL 62301 Male

Michael K. Bradley 46 years old 326 S. 10th St. Quincy, IL 62301 Male

Kevin L Cookson 43 years old 829 Spruce St. Quincy, IL 62301 Male

Jill M. Favre 30 years old 714 Cherry St. Quincy, IL 62301 Female

All subjects were lodged in the Adams County Jail. 


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