Drug Task Force launches investigation leading to the arrest of Franklin County residents

Drug Task Force launches investigation leading to the arrest of Franklin County residents

FRANKLIN COUNTY — Five Franklin County residents were arrested for unlawful delivery of methamphetamine after the Southern Illinois Drug Task Force along with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and West City, Benton, West Frankfort and Christopher police departments conducted an arrest warrant detail in Franklin County Wednesday.

Officials say those arrested were;

26-year-old James S. Munyon of Benton.

33-year-old Dustin R. Eckles of Benton.

41-year-old David G. Taylor of West Frankfort.

47-year-old Michael D. Bowers of West Frankfort.

and 26-year-old James M. Sneed of Christopher.

The case will be prosecuted by the Franklin County State’s Attorney Evan Owens.