Three men were arrested in Christian County recently and were charged with Methamphetamine Trafficking.
According to a recent Facebook post by the Christian County Sheriff’s Department, three individuals were taken into custody recently after they were allegedly found with approximately 259 grams of ICE Methamphetamine in their vehicle. The Facebook post stated that 22 year old, Nathan T Mount, of Taylorville, 25 year old, Darien C Shadwell, of Shelbyville, and 25 year old, Shawn E Cohan, of Shelbyville were all taken into custody.
According to the post, the arrest occurred on Route 29 at 1700N in Christian County, when an Illinois State Police Trooper conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle for a violation of the Illinois vehicle code. A search of the vehicle then resulted in the seizure of the Methamphetamine. The arrest was part of a Methamphetamine Trafficking Investigation being held by the Central Illinois Enforcement Group, which comprises of officers from the Illinois State Police District 9, Christian County Sheriff’s Office, Pana Police Department, Taylorville Police Department, Springfield Police Department, Lincoln Police Department, Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, Jacksonville Police Department, and the Athens Police Department.