Local law enforcement officials report the arrest of Derek M. Allen, 23, of Macomb, IL.
Derek M. Allen was arrested during the execution of a search warrant at 700 S. Ward St. Lot 10, Macomb, IL after an investigation into the sale of controlled substances from that residence. During a search of the residence, MDMA, Bath Salts, packaging materials, digital scales and drug paraphernalia were located and seized by Officers and Deputies of the Macomb/McDonough County Combined Drug Unit. MDMA, also known as Ecstasy, and Bath Salts, are both controlled substances. The Macomb/McDonough County Combined Drug Unit consists of members of the Macomb Police Department, McDonough County Sheriff’s Office, and Western Illinois University Office of Public Safety. Officials stated there is still an ongoing investigation into the sale of these controlled substances and more arrests are possible. The combined drug unit was assisted by The United States Postal Inspection Service with the investigation.
Derek M. Allen is charged with Manufacture / Delivery of a Controlled Substance, Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
All SUSPECTS ARE CONSIDERED INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY BEYOND A REASONABLE DOUBT IN A COURT OF LAW.