11 people arrested on drug charges in Fairbury area

Two year drug investigation leads to multiple arrests in Jefferson County.

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office along with the Fairbury Police Department and the Joint Fugitive Task Force announce the arrests of 11 people.

The Sheriff's Office served several warrants over the past week, including seven on Monday.  All were arrested for possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver. Details on what kinds of drugs involved were not available.

The warrants stem from investigations by the Rural Apprehension Program Task Force over the last 22 months.


David Fentress, 20-years-old, Fairbury

Amy Barker, 31-years-old, Fairbury

Steven Boomgaarn, Sr., 51-years old, Fairbury

Shanon Branson, 35-years-old, Fairbury

Michael Blake, 38-years-old, Alexandria

Trampes McCardle, 24-years-old, Fairbury

Roger Roland, 46-years-old, Fairbury

Jan Henderson, 41-years-old, Fairbury

Jeanie Kearn, 34-years-old, Fairbury

Frederic Edmundson, 46-years-old, Hanover, KS

Christopher Chambers, 25-years-old, Lincoln