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JEAN Team nets four arrests in cocaine dealing investigation, more arrests expected

Four people were charged in connection to cocaine sales in Grant County after a weeklong JEAN Team Drug Task Force investigation.

The investigation focused on cocaine sales from 1530 W. 13th St. in Marion.

During the investigation, more than 100 grams of crack cocaine and powder cocaine were seized, according to Det. Sgt. Josh Zigler

Charged were John L Drake, 54, and Aletchia Drake, 45, who both lived at the residence, according to the JEAN Team press release.

Charges on those individuals ranged from dealing cocaine over 10 grams, a Level 2 felony, to neglect of a dependent, a Level 6 felony.

In a separate incident on the same day, Willie Frank Love, 56, of 115 E. Stephenson St. in Marion was also charged for possession of cocaine with the intent to deliver over three grams, a Level 3 felony. Love was also charged with resisting law enforcement.

On Wednesday, Oct. 9 JEAN Team detectives executed a search warrant at 818 W. 35th St. in Marion. During the search, detectives found 17 grams of powder cocaine.

Quentin Shannon, 40, was charged for possession of cocaine with the intent to deliver over 10 grams, a Level 2 felony.

According to the press release, more arrests will follow on all three cases.

(From left to right: Willie Love, John Drake, Quentin Shannon and Aletchia Drake)

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