Six face drug charges in Madison County

EDWARDSVILLE – Multiple methamphetamine-related felony cases were among drug charges filed Thursday by the Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office.

Charles E. Rea Jr., 44, of Granite City, was charged July 7 with unlawful possession of methamphetamine, a Class 3 felony; and obstruction of identification, a Class A misdemeanor.

The case was presented by the Granite City Police Department.

According to court documents, on Feb. 18 Rea allegedly had less than five grams of methamphetamine and furnished false information to a Granite City police officer.

Bail was set at $25,000.

Other drug-related felony charges filed July 7 include:

• Sandra D. Thomas, 50, and David J. Benton, 52, both of the same address in St. Charles, Missouri, were each charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine, a Class 3 felony. The cases were presented by the Collinsville Police Department. On March 13 the two allegedly had less than five grams of methamphetamine. Bail was set at $20,000 each.

• Lacy A. Tyler, 22, of Granite City, was charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine, a Class 3 felony. The case was presented by the Granite City Police Department. On Dec 29 Tyler allegedly had less than five grams of methamphetamine. Bail was set at $20,000.

• Tessa R. Webber, 24, of Collinsville, was charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine, a Class 3 felony. The case was presented by the Madison County Sheriff’s Department. On May 18 Webber allegedly had less than five grams of methamphetamine. Bail was set at $15,000.

• Jacob M. Coleman, 25, of Jerseyville, was charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine, a Class 3 felony. The case was presented by the Wood River Police Department. On June 26 Coleman allegedly had less than five grams of methamphetamine. Bail was set at $20,000.

• Maylynn T. Holloway, 29, of Alton, was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, a Class 4 felony, and obstruction of identification, a Class A misdemeanor. The case was presented by the Wood River Police Department. On March 26 Holloway allegedly had less than 15 grams of fentanyl and provided furnished false information to a Wood River police officer. Bail was set at $20,000.

• John C. Borth, 35, of the 4000 block of Melrose Avenue, Granite City, was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, a Class 4 felony. The case was presented by the Madison County Sheriff’s Department. According to court, on April 15 Borth was found to be in possession of less than 15 grams of fentanyl documents. Bail was set at $15,000.

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