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Woman arrested in Charleston for intent to deliver LSD, marijuana

Woman arrested in Charleston for intent to deliver LSD, marijuana


CHARLESTON — A woman was arrested earlier this week after large amounts of LSD and marijuana were found at her Charleston apartment, according to police.

Jenny Lyly Le, 25, has been charged with drug offenses that would require prison time upon conviction, according to Coles County court records.

Jenny Lyly Le

Jenny Lyly Le, 25, was arrested on drug charges after a search of her Charleston apartment.

A news release from East Central Illinois Task Force drug investigation unit said the search and arrest took place on Monday at Le's apartment at 1132 Sixth St., Charleston.

An investigation led task force officers to obtain a search warrant that resulted in the discovery of more than 600 doses of LSD and nearly 11 pounds of marijuana, according to the release.

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Records show that Le was released from jail after posting bond and has her first court appearance scheduled for Monday.

The charges against Le include possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, which would require a prison sentence of 12 to 50 years if there's a conviction.

Le is also charge with possession of cannabis with intent to deliver, for which a conviction requires to six- to 30-year prison term.

The news release said Eastern Illinois University and Charleston police assisted the task force with the arrest.

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Dave Fopay is a reporter for the JG-TC who covers Coles County, the local court system, Charleston schools and more.

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