The first seizure occurred at Milepost 87 northbound on I-55 at 7:30
a.m., when a trooper stopped Ryan Stephon Kyle, 20, of Waukegan and
Lynwood Williams Jr., 21, of Dover, Del., for a minor traffic
The trooper asked for and received consent to search the vehicle.
While the search was being conducted, the trooper discovered 45
pounds of cannabis.
Both Kyle and Williams were placed under arrest and were remanded
to the Sangamon County Jail. Both were active-duty military
personnel, and their arrest information was forwarded to the
Department of Defense.
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The second seizure occurred later in the day. At 6:50 p.m. a
trooper stopped Deborah R. Knight, 30, of Warrenville as she was
northbound on I-55 at Milepost 98. This stop also was for a minor
Again, the trooper asked for and received consent to search the
vehicle. While the search was being conducted, the trooper
discovered approximately 150 grams of hashish.
Knight was arrested and remanded to the Sangamon County Jail.
The public is reminded that anyone is presumed innocent until the
charges are proven in a court of law.
State Police District 9; LDN]