West Frankfort Residents Arrested on Meth Charges

West Frankfort Residents Arrested on Meth Charges

WEST FRANKFORT – Two West Frankfort residents – 48-year-old James Melvin and 51-year-old Theresa Martin – were arrested on drug-related offenses after methamphetamine and firearms were seized at a home in West Frankfort by the Southern Illinois Drug Task Force (SIDTF), West Frankfort Police Department and Franklin County Sheriff’s Department Wednesday.

Officials said a search warrant was carried out, leading to the seizure and arrest. The investigation leading to the arrests was conducted by the SIDTF and West Frankfort Police Department.

The case will be prosecuted by Franklin County State’s Attorney Phillip Butler.

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