Belleville man faces cannabis delivery charge

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6:10 pm CST, Friday, March 5, 2021


EDWARDSVILLE — Possession of between 30-500 grams of cannabis resulted in a felony charge against a Belleville man Thursday, one of a number of drug-related charges filed by the Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office.

Jarel E. Ford, 26, of Belleville, was charged March 4 with unlawful possession of cannabis with intent to deliver, a Class 3 felony.

The case was presented by the Granite City Police Department. According to court documents, on March 3 Ford allegedly was found to be in possession of 30-500 grams of cannabis with intent to deliver.

Bail was set at $50,000.

Other drug-related felony charges filed March 4 include:

• Dennis M. McGiffen, 30, of Wood River, was charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine, a Class 3 felony. The case was presented by the South Roxana Police Department. According to court documents, on Aug. 1 McGiffen was found to be in possession of less than five grams of methamphetamine. Bail was set at $15,000.



• Kandi K. Giacoletto, 45, of Collinsville, was charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine, a Class 3 felony. The case was presented by the Collinsville Police Department. On Nov. 7 Giacoletto allegedly was found to be in possession of less than five grams of methamphetamine. Bail was set at $20,000.


• Ashley M. Fadden, 35, of Caseyville, was charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine, a Class 3 felony. The case was presented by the Collinsville Police Department. On Jan. 16 Fadden allegedly was found to be in possession of less than five grams of methamphetamine. Bail was set at $20,000.


• Jaime T. Hernandez Jr., 23, of Granite City, was charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine, a Class 3 felony. The case was presented by the Collinsville Police Department. On Dec. 24 Hernandez allegedly was found to be in possession of less than five grams of methamphetamine. Bail was set at $20,000.

• Casey L. Coonley, 41, of Collinsville, was charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine, a Class 3 felony. The case was presented by the Collinsville Police Department. On March 4 Coonley allegedly was found to be in possession of less than five grams of methamphetamine. Bail was set at $30,000.

• Ryan D. Gardner, 48, of Collinsville, was charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine, a Class 3 felony. The case was presented by the Collinsville Police Department. On Oct. 28 Gardner allegedly was found to be in possession of less than five grams of methamphetamine. Bail was set at $20,000.


• Alicia M. Pleasant, 28, of Wood River, was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, a Class 4 felony. The case was presented by the Bethalto Police Department. On Oct. 25 Pleasant allegedly was found to be in possession of less than 15 grams of Alprazolam. Bail was set at $15,000.

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