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For the second time in recent weeks, the Central Illinois Enforcement Group has made another large drug bust over the weekend. Christian County Sheriff Bruce Kettelkamp is calling this weekend’s bust the largest ICE, or pure methamphetamine, seizure ever in the county.


Kettelkamp says over 250 grams of ICE were recovered in a traffic stop near Sharpsburg Saturday.



25-year-olds Darien C. Shadwell and Shawn E. Cohan, both of Shelbyville, and 22-year-old Nathan T. Mount of Taylorville are all facing Meth Trafficking charges after the bust. Kettelkamp says the recent drug busts have taken a large amount of drugs out of the supply in a short amount of time.



The county has seized almost 43-thousand dollars worth of drugs in the latest two busts. The CIEG is made up of two Christian County Sheriff’s deputies, a Taylorville police officer, and a Pana Police Officer. 


Shawn E. Cohan


Nathan T. Mount


Darien C. Shadwell

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