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Pleasant Hill man arrested for possession of various drugs

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PITTSFIELD, Ill. (WGEM) — Pleasant Hill Police Chief Zack Orr stated that on Thursday, Brandon Knight, 20, of Pleasant Hill, Illinois, was arrested on a Pike County warrant for unlawful possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of methamphetamine.

Additionally, a juvenile was also charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of methamphetamine.

Pleasant Hill Chief of Police Zack Orr said this investigation began when a concerned citizen came forward with information they received from social media.

Orr said that on April 14 at 1:38 p.m., the Pike County Sheriff’s Department, Pleasant Hill Police Department, and the Pittsfield Police Department executed a court-authorized search warrant in the 100 block of Randall Drive in Pleasant Hill, Illinois.

The search revealed methamphetamine, suspected LSD, suspected psilocybin mushrooms, and cannabis.

Jim Roberts

Social Media & Digital Content Manager

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