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As a result of an investigation, Task Force 6, with assistance from the McLean County Sheriff’s Department arrested Joel Cardozo, 28, and Faith A. Elliott, 23, both of Bloomington, Illinois.  Cardozo was arrested on April 14, 2012 for unlawful possession of cannabis with intent to deliver more than 500 grams but less than 2,000 grams, a class 2 felony.  Elliott was arrested on June 1, 2012, for two counts of unlawful delivery of cannabis, a class 3 felony and class 4 felony.  Cardozo posted $5,000 dollars bond and was released.  Elliott posted $ 2,000 dollars bond and was released.  If convicted of a class 2, 3, or 4 felony, the sentencing ranges from probation or one to seven years incarceration in the Illinois Department of Corrections.  

Also, Task Force 6, with assistance from the McLean County Sheriff’s Department arrested Kirk A. Druhan, 23, and Edgar Navarrete, 22, both of Bloomington, Illinois.  Druhan was arrested on May 24, 2012 for unlawful possession of a controlled substance more than 1 gram but less than 15 grams, a class 4 felony.  Navarrete was arrested on June 1, 2012 for several felonies, including unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver more than 1 gram but less than 15 grams, a class 1 felony and unlawful possession of cannabis with intent to deliver more than 30 but less than 500 grams, class 3 felony.  Druhan posted $500 dollars bond and was released.  Navarrete is held at the McLean County jail in lieu of posting $100,000 / 10% bond.  If convicted of a class 1, 2, 3, or 4 felony, the sentencing ranges from probation or one to fifteen years incarceration in the Illinois Department of Corrections.  

Task Force 6 is a multi-agency enforcement unit specializing in narcotics enforcement.  Task Force 6 is composed of officers from Bloomington Police Department, Clinton Police Department, DeWitt County Sheriff’s Department, McLean County Sheriff’s Department, Illinois State University Police Department, and the Illinois State Police.

The public is reminded that charges are merely accusations and criminal defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.  Persons having information regarding illegal drugs are encouraged to contact the Task Force 6 tip line at www.taskforce6.com.

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