Man arrested for drug trafficking in Scott County

Scott County, IL (WGEM) — Illinois State police have reported the arrest of a North Carolina man for drug trafficking in Scott County.

ISP reported Thursday that Michael Skirvin, 56, of Candler North Carolina, was arrested on December 23 for trafficking more than 5,000 grams of Cannabis.

Police stated the arrest came following a traffic violation stop of Skirvin who was driving a 2007 Hummer SUV west on Interstate 72 near mile marker forty-eight.

Police reported that while speaking with Skirvin the Trooper could smell cannabis coming from within the SUV.

Police also reported the seizure of the 2007 Hummer SUV, $14,855, and 6 pounds of cannabis.

 

Jim Roberts

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