Meth arrests follow drug raid


Officers from the Paris Police Department and the Edgar County Sheriff’s Department executed a search warrant at approximately 11:23 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, at the Super 8 Motel, Paris.

The warrant was for a room occupied by Robert Crowder and Megan Cusick. Officers recovered methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and fake money from the room. Crowder and Cusick were arrested.

Police reports of the incident will be forwarded to the Edgar County State’s Attorney for filing of charges.

This was a joint operation between the Paris Police, the Edgar County Sheriff’s Department and the states attorney’s office.

Edgar County Sheriff Jeff Wood said teamwork yields results in the local effort to fight crime and encouraged the public to continue calling in drug tips to the either the sheriff’s department, 465-4166, or the Paris Police Department, 465-6351.