Both Taylorville Police and Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office had a busy weekend. Taylorville Police got a report of a suspicious person and upon arrival encountered 36 year old Stephon Little. After an investigation, it was revealed that Little had an extensive criminal history which includes armed robbery and other crimes. Little was detained and subsequently charged with several gun violations. Upon further investigation, TPD seized from Little a 9mm loaded handgun with a round in the chamber that had a serial number scratched off, a loaded AK47 with one in the chamber, and an armor vest that contained rifle plates.
In Montgomery County, A Deputy Sheriff conducted a completely unrelated traffic stop in the early morning hours of May 20th on Route 16 in Irving Township east of Hillsboro. The Deputy made contact with 57 year old David E. Henry of Hillsboro. Deputies located 3 grams of meth during the stop. Based on information obtained during the stop, and with the help of Montgomery County State’s Attorney Andrew Affrunti, police obtained a search warrant for his residence.
While at the residence, Sheriff’s Deputies confiscated around 90 grams of methamphetamine and a firearm. Cash, scales, and cannabis were also seized and Henry was charged with armed habitual criminal and methamphetamine delivery. His bond was set at $150,000.