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Watseka Enforcement Team leads Operation “Dragon,” 10 face drug charges

A six-month joint investigation into the sales of narcotics in Iroquois County resulted in the arrests of 10 suspects Friday. All have been booked into the Iroquois County Jail in Watseka. Bonds range from $10,000 to $100,000.

Operation "Dragon" had officers execute a search warrant in the 100-block of W. Mulberry Street in Watseka. Police located heroin, cannabis and drug paraphernalia. Also seized was $1576 cash from a residence where two Watseka men were arrested.

25-year-old Reginald Snyder is charged with Delivery and Possession of a Controlled Substance – with Intent to Deliver. 39-year-old James LeClair was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance and Drug paraphernalia. Both men are also charged with Possession of Syringes.

Others arrested in Operation "Dragon" are:

37-year-old Raymond Cook, 29-year-old Justin Fischer and 41-year-old Tammy Sinks. The three Watseka residents are charged with Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance, being Heroin.

41-year-old Scott Baker and 58-year-old Thomas Wolf Sr., both of Watseka, are charged with Delivery of Heroin.

28-year-old Andrew Tincher of Watseka, 22-year-old Joseph Cantrell and 23-year-old Victoria Faris of Onarga face charges of Unlawful Delivery of Cannabis.

The investigation also led to a warrant arrest of 20-year-old Collin Brais of Watseka, charging him with residential Burglary and Theft.

Police stated more arrests are expected.

Assisting the Watseka Enforcement Team and Iroquois County Sheriff's Police were Gilman Police and the Iroquois County State's Attorney's Office.

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