Two Amtrak passengers arrested for traveling with 1.5 pounds of meth

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies seized around 1.5 pounds of ICE methamphetamine on Saturday in an investigation at the Galesburg Amtrak Depot.
The amount seized has a street value of approximately $70,000.
Knox County Sheriff’s Department says they received a tip from Amtrak Police that they believed a passenger was transporting meth.

Knox County Detectives investigated the train at its’ stop in Galesburg and made two arrests.

44-year-old Darylle Hart of Somerset, Pennsylvania and Sarah Browning of Hunnington, West Virginia are charged with meth trafficking 400-900 grams.

Knox County Assistant State’s Attorney Sabrina Stroops says they were traveling from Los Angeles en route to Maryland.

That’s a Class X felony which carries a minimum 24 years in prison under Illinois law, and a maximum of 100 years.
Both subjects are in the Knox County Jail awaiting a bond hearing Monday afternoon.