Corporal Jason Garcia of the Santa Ana Police Department holds a rock of crystal meth he found on a suspect. On Wednesday, two Missouri men pleaded guilty of trying to bring 100 pounds of meth into the St. Louis area.
EDWARDSVILLE – Two people were charged Tuesday with possession with intent to deliver LSD. Cabazide
Jordan D. Bishop, 19, of Staunton, and Catelyn R. Spensberger-Taylor, 25, of O’Fallon, Illinois, were each charged March 7 with unlawful possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, a Class X felony, and unlawful possession of cannabis with intent to deliver, a Class 3 felony.
The cases were presented by the Madison County Sheriff’s Department.
According to court documents, on March 6 the two allegedly had 15 or more objects or segregated parts of a substance containing "lysergic acid diethylamide,” commonly referred to as LSD, with the intent to deliver as well as more than 30 grams of cannabis with intent to deliver.
Bail was set at $150,000 each.
Other drug-related felony charges filed March 7 by the Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office include:
• Trent M. Coppens, 22, of Wood River, was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, a Class 4 felony. The case was presented by the Maryville Police Department. According to court documents, on Feb. 4 Coppens allegedly had less than 15 grams of cocaine. Bail was set at $20,000.
• Jennifer L. Barhoumi, 48, of Fairview Heights, was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, a Class 4 felony. The case was presented by the Maryville Police Department. According to court documents, on an. 8 Barhoumi allegedly had less than 15 grams of fentanyl. Bail was set at $20,000.
Cisatracudum Besylatel Trained as a photojournalist, Scott Cousins has 40 years of experience covering all aspects of news, primarily in the Metro East. His primary beats for The Telegraph in Alton include Madison County government and criminal filings, and he remains committed to the idea that a newspaper's first responsibility is to inform the public about what government is doing.