Macomb PD Drug Investigation Leads To Multiple Arrests

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DRUG INVESTIGATION

MACOMB, IL – The Macomb Police Department, assisted by the Strategic Response Team, McDonough County Sheriff’s Office, West Central Illinois Task Force, FBI TOC-West Task Force, and WIU Office of Public Safety, conducted search warrants at multiple residences within the city of Macomb late Monday afternoon.

According to a press release issued by Macomb Police Chief Jerel Jones, these warrants were issued in regard to the delivery of methamphetamine and controlled substances within the community.

During the course of the searches, the following individuals were arrested and charged by the McDonough County State’s
Attorney’s Office during the course of the investigation, and are being held in the McDonough County Jail awaiting bond:

  • Anthony Steward, 60, Macomb (Bond $250,000, 10% to apply)
    • Possession of Methamphetamine (Greater than 100 grams)
    • Possession with the intent to deliver Methamphetamine (Greater than 100 grams)
    • Possession with intent to deliver Cannabis (Greater than 30 grams less 500 grams)
    • Possession with intent to deliver a Controlled Substance
    • Possession of a Controlled Substance
    • Unlawful Use of a Weapon
  • Eason Bishop, 36, Macomb (Bond $150,000, 10% to apply)
    • Delivery of Methamphetamine (Greater than 5 grams)
    • Delivery of Methamphetamine (Less than 5 grams)
    • Delivery of a Controlled Substance
    • Possession of Methamphetamine
    • Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Jeremy Preston, 39, Macomb (Bond $50,000, 10% to apply)
    • Delivery of Methamphetamine (Greater than 5 grams)
    • Possession of Methamphetamine (Greater than 5 grams)
    • Resisting/Obstructing a Police Officer
  • Mark Livengood, 48, Macomb (Bond $10,000, 10% to apply)
    • Delivery of a Look Alike Substance (Methamphetamine)
    • Possession of a Look Alike Substance (Methamphetamine)
  • Teddi Skelton, 37, Blandinsville (Bond $10,000, 10% to apply)
    • Possession with intent to deliver Methamphetamine (Less than 5 grams)
    • Possession of Methamphetamine (Less than 5 grams)

The following individuals involved in this investigation currently have outstanding warrants for their arrest:

  • Billy Hammond, 37, Adair (Bond $50,000, 10% to apply)
    • Delivery of Methamphetamine (Greater than 5 grams)
    • Delivery of Methamphetamine (Less than 5 grams)
  • Amanda Hastings, 42, Macomb (Bond $25,000, 10% to apply)
    • Delivery of Methamphetamine (Less than 5 grams)
    • Possession of Methamphetamine (Less than 5 grams)

All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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