Union County State's Attorney's Office

Seven Charged with Methamphetamine and Heroin Offenses

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 16, 2013

Seven Charged with Methamphetamine and Heroin Offenses

Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that the following individuals have been charged following investigation of methamphetamine and heroin offenses by the Union County Sheriff’s Office:

Ty W. Dalton (DOB 09/30/1972) of 115 Kohler Street in Anna is charged with one (1) count of Conspiracy: Unlawful Participation in Methamphetamine Production, a Class 1 Felony, one (1) count of Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliver, a Class 2 Felony, one (1) count of Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine Manufacturing Materials, a Class 2 Felony, and two (2) counts of Methamphetamine related Child Endangerment, both Class 2 Felonies.

Jeanne L. Dalton A.K.A. Jeanne L. Rowan (DOB 11/27/1970) of 115 Kohler Street in Anna is charged with two (2) counts of Unlawful Delivery of Controlled Substance, both Class 1 Felonies, one (1) count of  Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver, a Class 1 Felony, two (2) counts of Methamphetamine related Child Endangerment, both Class 2 Felonies, and two (2) counts of Unlawful Use of Property in violation of the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act, both Class 2 Felonies.

Jenny D. Spurlock (DOB 01/13/1983) of Jonesboro is charged with one (1) count of Unlawful Delivery of Controlled Substance, a Class 1 Felony.

Meagan L. Miller (DOB 04/09/1993) of 390 Nimmo Road in rural Dongola is charged with one (1) count of Conspiracy: Unlawful Participation in Methamphetamine Production, a Class 1 Felony, and ten (10) counts of Unlawful Purchase of Methamphetamine Precursor, all Class 4 Felonies.

Chance C. Chapman (DOB 01/18/1995) of 190 Pine Tree Lane in rural Cobden is charged with one (1) count of Unlawful Delivery of Controlled Substance, a Class 1 Felony.

Larry B. Ledbetter (DOB 02/25/1986) of 4390 State Forest Road in rural Wolf Lake is charged with one (1) count of Unlawful Delivery of Controlled Substance, a Class 1 Felony.

Frankie L. Fowler (DOB 09/10/1993) of 116 Casper Church Road in rural Anna is charged with one (1) count of Methamphetamine Delivery, a Class 2 Felony, and one (1) count of Possession of Methamphetamine, a Class 3 Felony.

Charges were filed following a four-month long investigation by the Union County Sheriff’s Office of methamphetamine and heroin activity at the residence located at 115 Kohler Street in Anna.  On August 16, 2013 Sheriff’s Deputies executed a search warrant and arrested Ty Dalton, Jeanne Dalton and Frankie Fowler at the 115 Kohler Street residence.  Each of the seven defendants was subsequently indicted by the Union County Grand Jury.  Each is currently being held on $100,000 bond at the Jackson County Jail in Murphysboro.  The residence at 115 Kohler Street and two vehicles were also seized as part of the investigation and forfeiture actions filed by the Union County State’s Attorney’s Office are pending in Union County Circuit Court.  The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, Murphysboro Police, Anna Police, Illinois Department of Natural Resources and Union County Animal Control assisted in execution of the August 16th search warrant.

The Union County State’s Attorney’s Office reminds the public that charges are not evidence of guilt.  A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which the government has the burden of proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

Media: Please contact the Union County Sheriff’s Office at (618) 833-5500 for any available booking photographs.

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