DTF Arrested 9 Young Men During a Raid on Vanness St.

The St. Clair County Drug Task Force seized about $30,000 worth of methamphetamine during a raid Tuesday night.

According to Sheriff Tim Donnellon, the DTF was conducting an investigation into the sales of illicit drugs, which led them to execute a search warrant in the 2500 block of Vanness Street around 7:00 p.m. on May 5th.  Once inside, they located and seized the meth, along with $900 worth of ecstasy, $400 worth of crack cocaine and $300 worth of analogue pills.  They also seized two handguns, a rifle, a sawed off shotgun, cash and drug paraphernalia.

Members of the Drug Task Force arrested 9 men, ranging in age from 17-24 years old and took two minor boys, ages 14 and 16 into custody.  They were all later released pending warrants.  Those arrested face charges including possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, possession with intent to deliver cocaine, possession with intent to deliver ecstasy and felony firearm.