Two women from Bloomington, Illinois will face felony charges for drug and weapon crimes, according to an article by The Pantagraph.
Local authorities charged both women on Saturday, June 20th, following a police investigating and raid. During a raid of the residence where both women lived, law enforcement discovered cocaine, a firearm, and drug paraphernalia, according to official reports.
Among the varied criminal charges these women face are:
- Manufacture and delivery of cocaine; Possession of a controlled substance; and Unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon.
While the two Illinois women await their July 17th arraignment and further legal proceedings, it seems like an opportune moment to review several Illinois statutes.
Manufacture and Delivery of Cocaine
Illinois law under 720 ILCS 570/401 makes it unlawful to manufacture or deliver controlled substances, including cocaine. Any person who violates Section 401 can face the following penalties:[...]