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      Sixteen jailed in Morgan County sting

      Sixteen individuals found themselves behind bars Wednesday following a sting in Morgan County.

      The sting and arrests were the result of numerous drug investigations conducted over a several month time period.

      Agents from the Central Illinois Enforcement Group, Jacksonville Police Department, Morgan County Sheriff's Office, Illinois State Police Meth Response Team and the Illinois State Police in Zone 4 and District 9 conducted an arrest warrant detail for the arrest warrants issued by the Morgan County State's Attorney's Office, according to a press release from M/Sgt. Jamie Jackson with the Central Illinois Enforcement Group in Springfield, Ill.

      The following individuals were arrested:

      - Dennis H. Degroot (six counts delivery of cocaine)- Fred E. Schoondyke (three counts delivery of cannabis)- Samuel L. Turner (four counts delivery of cannabis)- Michael S. Pullings (one count unlawful sale of a firearm)- Denise R. White (one count unlawful sale of a firearm)- Eric M. McCormick (two counts delivery of cannabis, 1 count delivery of controlled sustance)- Natasha M. Talkington (two counts delivery of methamphetamines, 1 count delivery of controlled substance)- Todd J. Mead (two counts delivery of cannabis, 1 count delivery of controlled substance)- April C. Turner (three counts delivery of cocaine)- Daryn A.E. Laschansky (one count delivery of look-a-like substance)- Bradley K. Coats (one count delivery of heroin)- Joshua E. Wilson (two counts delivery of cannabis)- Logan D. Basham (one count delivery of cannabis)- Travis L. Haley (one count delivery of methamphetamines, 1 count delivery of controlled substance)- Ashley M. Buster (one count delivery of controlled substance)

      Police say additional arrests are still pending.