Response to possible overdose results in drug arrests

A call to 911 about a possible overdose in the Salem Walmart parking lot resulted in the arrests of three Pekin residents on numerous drug charges.

Around 3:45 on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 15, Trooper Kyle Taylor, Washington County Deputy Nathan Maudlin, and Salem Police Officer Tyler Gregory responded to the report of a possible overdose in a vehicle in the Salem Walmart parking lot.

After identifying the vehicle's three occupants, officers began an investigation, which eventually resulted in a search of the car. The search uncovered more than 10 grams of suspected methamphetamine, heroin, syringes, and paraphernalia. As a result of the investigation and subsequent search, all three occupants were arrested on drug charges.

Arrested and charged are: Darik Voyles, 39, and Lisa M. Voyles, 39, Pekin: 1. Dealing in Methamphetamine - Level 3 Felony 2. Possession of Methamphetamine - Level 5 Felony 3. Possession of Heroin - Level 6 Felony 4. Possession of a Syringe - Level 6 Felony 5. Possession of Paraphernalia - C Misdemeanor

Amanda Dickerson, 30, Pekin: 1. Possession of Methamphetamine - Level 6 Felony 2. Possession of a Syringe - Level 6 Felony 3. Possession of Paraphernalia - C Misdemeanor

All arrested were transported to the Washington County Jail without further incident. 

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