GALESBURG, Ill. (KWQC) – Two 18-year-old’s have been arrested after an investigation into the illegal sales and trafficking cannabis and controlled substance.
Officials with the Galesburg Police Department say 18-year-old Mitchell Swing, and 18-year-old Cade W. Nuss, both of Knoxville, Illinois, were arrested as a result of the investigation.
Police say after receiving numerous complaints of suspected drug activity the investigation began which resulted in a search warrant at a home in Knoxville.
On Wednesday, March 12 just before 4 p.m., police teamed up with the Knox County Sheriff’s Department and Knoxville Police Department and executed the search warrant.
As a result, police say they found approximately seven pounds of cannabis, 100 grams of psilocybin mushrooms, two guns and an undisclosed amount of money.
Swing is being charged with armed violence, manufacture/delivery cannabis, unlawful cannabis trafficking, unlawful possession cannabis. A Knox County warrant was issued Thursday, in the amount of $500,000.
Nuss is being charged with armed violence, unlawful possession cannabis. A Knox County warrant was issued on Thursday in the amount of $100,000.
Police say a mugshot is not available for Nuss.