A Marseilles man was arrested for Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance following an incident in LaSalle on Monday.
According to the Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team, a buy/bust operation with assistance from the LaSalle Police Department and Illinois State Police was conducted in the 1300 blk. of 5th St. at around 11:52 a.m.
During the operation, agents allegedly conducted a controlled purchase of around two grams of cocaine from 28-year-old Blake Couch of Marseilles.
Following the alleged delivery, Couch drove his vehicle eastbound on Rt. 6 and was stopped by LaSalle Police officers in the 600 blk. of Rt. 6 in LaSalle.
Couch was taken into custody and was transported to the LaSalle County Jail for booking.
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