Mt. Vernon man arrested for cocaine delivery

Mt. Vernon man arrested for cocaine delivery

MT. VERNON, IL — A 24-year-old Mt. Vernon man was arrested over the weekend on a warrant charging him with delivery of cocaine. Lamar Williams Jr. was arrested Saturday by Mt. Vernon Police.

He was formally charged Monday in Jefferson County Court with Class 1 felony delivery of between 1 and 15 grams of cocaine. Williams was convicted of the same charge in 2016. He was sentenced in that case to 4-years probation from which he was discharged unsuccessfully.

He currently is being held in the Jefferson County Jail awaiting the setting of bond.