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Sheriff's Office Arrests Two on Multiple Drug Charges

As a result of an ongoing drug investigation, the Sangamon County Sheriff's Office arrested two Springfield Residents on multiple drug charges. Tylour S. Howard, 32 and Krissin A. Padgett, 43.

Detectives observed both individuals leaving a local hotel in separate vehicles. Detectives made contact with Padgett in the parking lot of the hotel and arrested her on an active warrant for delivery of methamphetamine. Additionally, Detectives located several United Delivery Service packages, in a vehicle Padgett was entering, that belonged to Springfield residents who had them stolen off their porches earlier in the day. The packages were turned over to the Springfield Police Department for their investigation.

Detectives followed Howard from the hotel parking lot and attempted to conduct an investigative stop on his vehicle. Howard refused to stop and was observed throwing an item out the car window. Howard eventually complied and stopped his vehicle. During the stop, Detectives located about 7 grams of a substance that field tested positive for fentanyl and .5 grams of purported heroin. Also located was 217 grams of a Methamphetamine look-a-like substance. The item thrown from the window was located with the assistance a Rochester Police Department K-9 unit. The item located was 24 grams of a substance that field tested positive for methamphetamine.

Howard is being charged with delivery of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), and possession of a controlled substance (fentanyl). In addition, Howard is also being charged with (2) two counts of delivery of a controlled substance from a previous drug investigation.

Both Padgett and Howard were arrested and are in custody at the Sangamon County jail. Padgett’s bond is $50,000 for the felony warrant and Howard’s bond was set at $75,000.

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