31k, Cocaine, Meth, Stolen Gun, and Cadillac Escalade seized after drug bust by DIRT Team

(Left) Robert L. Wilson, age 40

Springfield, Illinois – On Wednesday, June 17, 2021, at approximately 5:20 a.m., the Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office DIRT team executed a search warrant at 300 Farley St., Springfield, IL.

DIRT obtained a search warrant for the residence of Robert L. Wilson, age 40, after multiple controlled buys of methamphetamine.

The Sheriff’s Tactical Response Unit (TRU) served the warrant on the residence and after securing the house, DIRT located and seized the following:

• A stolen .380 caliber semi-automatic pistol (reported stolen out of Jacksonville, IL.)

• A 9mm semi-automatic pistol

• 1459 grams of suspected Methamphetamine (over 3 pounds)

• Approximately 126 grams of suspected cocaine

• Approximately $31,000 in USC

• Body armor

• 2010 Cadillac Escalade

Wilson was arrested on scene and transported to the Sangamon County Jail where he is charged with four counts of Man/Del Methamphetamine (Two Class X and Two Class 1), Possession of Methamphetamine (Class 1) and Possession of Cocaine (Class 1).

According to the Sangamon County Sheriffs Office, other charges may be forthcoming based on the items recovered during the search warrant.

According to records, Wilson has 28 prior arrests including weapons, robbery, assault, drugs. He also has a prior prison sentence for narcotics charges.

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