Federal court releases indictments on Tuesday drug sweep arrests

EAST ST. LOUIS — A multi-agency drug sweep resulted in 16 people being arrested in Marion county Tuesday on an assortment of federal drug charges.

The FBI, along with the Marion, Jefferson and Clinton county sheriffs’ offices, the Centralia Police Department, Illinois State Police Meth Response Team and Mt. Vernon Police Department all worked in conjunction on the operation that is part of a larger effort to crack down on methamphetamine production and distribution in the area.

Those arrested have been charged in separate indictments, which can be read in their entirety here, here, here, here, and here.

Those indicted include 50-year-old David Gadzik and 33-year-old Sarah Davis. They’re charged in a seven-count indictment.

Count 1 charges both with conspiracy to manufacture and distribute methamphetamine;

Counts 2 and 3 charge Gadzik with distribution of methamphetamine; Counts 4 and 6 charge Gadzik, and Counts 5 and 7 charge Davis, with possession of a listed chemical knowing it would be used to manufacture methamphetamine.

Brian Fear, 40, along with 31-year-old Misty Fear, 21-year-old Katelyn Woolever, 34-year-old Joseph Smith, and 23-year-old Rachel Reeve are all charged in an eight-count indictment.

Count 1 charges all defendants with conspiracy to manufacture and distribute meth;

Count 2 charges the fears with possession of equipment, chemicals, products and materials with intent to manufacture methamphetamine;

Counts 3 and 5 charge Misty Fear, Counts 3 and 4 charge Brian Fear, Counts 3 and 6 charge Smith, Count 7 charges Woolever, and Count 8 charges Reeve, with possession of a listed chemical knowing it would be used to manufacture a controlled substance.

Katelyn Flanagan, 21, along with 39-year-old Dusty Gambill, 61-year-old Kathy Tomes, 41-year-old David Altom, 35-year-old Jayme Barnes, and 48-year-old James Horton are charged in an 11-count indictment.

Count 1 charges all defendants with conspiracy to manufacture and distribute methamphetamine;

Counts 2 and 7 charge Gambill, Counts 3 and 8 charge Tomes, Counts 4 and 9 charge Barnes,

Counts 5 and 10 charge Altom, and Counts 6 and 11 charge Horton with possession of a listed chemical knowing it would be used to manufacture a controlled substance.

Jennifer Ann Keller, 34, along with 28-year-old Travis Cole “Porkchop” Maxfield, 28-year-old Jeremy Phelps, 51-year-old Destry Wood and 26-year-old Shelonda Shackleford are charged in a 15-count indictment.

Count 1 charges all five with conspiracy to manufacture and distribute methamphetamine;

Count 8 charges Keller, Phelps and Wood with attempt manufacture of methamphetamine;

Counts 12 and 13 charge Shackleford, and Counts14 and 15 charge Wood, with possession of a listed chemical knowing it would be used to manufacture a controlled substance.

And 60-year-old Craig Heitkamp is charged in a two-count indictment. Count 1 charges him with possession of a listed chemical knowing it would be used to manufacture a controlled substance;

Count 2 charges him with unlawful use of a controlled substance by a person in possession of firearms.

The operation, which is ongoing, has resulted in the arrest of 24 individuals at this time, with others still being sought, including Franklin and Deana Johnson, of Centralia.