(KMOV) – Four Illinois men have been arrested for possessing prescription pills without a prescription in three unrelated cases.
On June 24, Nicholas Dorman, 23, of Troy, Illinois was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance.
Earlier that day, Dorman had been observed entering two vehicles in the 5800 block of Red Bud Lane in Edwardsville without permission.
Police investigating the incident called Dorman back to the scene. While he was being taken into custody deputies located three Xanax pills.
On June 26, Cody Clemens, 21, of Nashville, Illinois and Josh Zgonina, 20, of Granite City, Illinois were charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance.
According to the police report a vehicle that Clemens was driving was pulled over in the 4800 block of Maryville Road in Granite City.
Police located a bottle that contained 4 and a half prescription Xanax pills.
The Madison County Sheriff’s Department had received a tip that the two men were in the area to purchase drugs.
On June 28, Michael Janis, 26, of Caseyville was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance.
A deputy on routine patrol noticed Janis standing near a car along a roadway at 1:05 a.m. The deputy stopped and asked if he needed assistance.
When he approached Janis, he saw him put something into his mouth. The deputy discovered the item was a schedule four controlled substance, Klonopin.
None of the men had a prescription for the drugs they possessed.
All four men were held at the Madison County Jail pending formal charges.
Bond for each man was set for $15,000.
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