Women arrested in apartment drug bust

Jessica Gholston, 29

Two Quincy women are behind bars Wednesday after a meth bust inside an apartment building.

Police with the West Central Illinois Task Force arrested Dawn Smith, 46 and Jessica Gholston, 29 after serving a search warrant at 401 Cherry Street, Apartment #6 in Quincy Tuesday afternoon.

There agents say they seized methamphetamine, and items of drug paraphernalia used to consume the drug.

Smith and Gholston were both arrested for unlawful possession of methamphetamine and unlawful possession of methamphetamine precursors.

Smith and Gholston were both lodged in the Adams County Jail.

Task Force Authorities were assisted with the warrant by the Adams County Sheriffs Office and the Quincy Police Department.

Adams County records indicate that Smith is on probation for a 2010 aggravated battery.