Sheriff Jack C. Harlan Jr. announces the arrest of Dominique Wingo and Thomas Swing of Galesburg, Illinois. The Knox County Sheriff's Office, Knoxville Police Department, and Monmouth Police Department conducted several month-long investigations after receiving reports of juveniles overdosing on cannabis-infused vape cartridges. During the course of the investigation, it was learned that possible other ingredients were being mixed with the vape cartridges causing the juveniles to have a reaction.
On August 17th, 2023, at approximately 2109 hrs a search warrant was executed at 740 S. Seminary Street, Galesburg Illinois. Swing and Wingo were taken into custody without incident. A search of the residence and vehicles revealed cocaine, Vicodin, a stolen firearm, 41.2 pounds of cannabis, over 1,200 illegally manufactured vape cartridges, cannabis infusion processing equipment, and a large amount of United States Currency.
Sheriff Jack C. Harlan Jr. respects cannabis users who follow state guidelines purchasing cannabis through approved dispensaries throughout the State of Illinois. Sheriff Jack C. Harlan Jr. also holds a zero tolerance stance for the illegal distribution of cannabis, especially to juveniles.
All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.