PRESS RELEASE 07-21-16
Livingston County Sheriff’s Proactive Gang/Drug Unit advised that on 7/20/16, at about 0933 hours, a drug investigation led them to execute a search warrant at 100 E. Diller St. Pontiac, IL.
During the investigation hypodermic syringes, baggies containing heroin residue, prescription pills, cannabis, and drug paraphernalia, were seized as evidence.
Merrick Basham (Pontiac) was arrested on Possession of Cannabis and Drug Paraphernalia charges. Ryan Hornsby (Pontiac) was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Ford County. Agencies involved with the arrest and search warrant were the Livingston County Proactive Unit, LCSP Patrol Units, Livingston County Detective Section and the Pontiac Police Department. The investigation is ongoing with more charges possibly pending.