Jacksonville Man Charged With Multiple Felonies After Drug Bust by JPD, CEIG

By Benjamin Cox on May 15, 2024 at 5:51am

Jacksonville Police officials have released more information on an arrest Monday morning involving the Special Response Team and members of the Central Illinois Enforcement Group.

At approximately 10:30 yesterday morning, the Jacksonville Police Department Patrol Division, Special Response Team, and the Central Illinois Enforcement Group executed a search warrant on a residence in the 600 block of East State Street. Officials say the warrant was a direct result of an investigation over the last several months.

As a result of the search, the following drugs were recovered: 263 grams of methamphetamine, 166 grams of fentanyl, 76 Xanex pills, 817 grams of cannabis, 13 pint bottles of Promethazine with dextromethorphan cough syrup, other various prescription medication, and a small number of psilocybin mushrooms.

28-year old Christopher S. Robinson has been officially charged by the Morgan County State’s Attorney’s Office with Class X felonies for methamphetamine delivery between 100-400 grams, possession of methamphetamine between 100-400 grams, and manufacture and/or delivery of fentantyl between 100-400 grams. Robinson has also been charged with Class 3 felony manufacture and/or delivery of cannabis between 30-500 grams. Robinson also had outstanding charges still awaiting a disposition from a January 19th arrest.

Robinson remains held at the Morgan County Jail pending a pretrial detention hearing.