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Media Release - Drug sales arrest 101019

Post Date:10/15/2019 10:55 AM

For Immediate Release: October 15, 2019

 

Arrests Made in Drug Sales Investigation

 

Bloomington, IL - On Thursday, 10/10/2019, the Bloomington Police Department's S.W.A.T. team performed a search warrant at 508 W. Washington Street, apt. #2, in regards to the resolution of a drug sales investigation by BPD's Vice Unit.

 

Arrested were:

Calvin E. Purdle, 30, of Bloomington was charged with MANUFACTURE / DELIVERY / 01-15 GRAMS COCAINE, MANUFACTURE / DELIVERY / OTHER AMOUNT NARCOTIC SCHEDULE III

 

Blanche Swift, 60, of Bloomington, was charged with four counts of MANUFACTURE / DELIVERY / OTHER AMOUNT NARCOTIC SCHEDULE III, MANUFACTURE / DELIVERY / 01-15 GRAMS COCAINE, AMOUNT NARCOTIC SCHOOLED I / II / SCHOOL / HOUSING / PARK

 

Both have bonds of $100,000 -10% to apply.

 

During the execution of the search warrant, a male fled out of the residence. He was taken into custody without incident after a short chase. That male (not pictured) was arrested for Resisting/Obstructing a Police Officer and an unrelated active felony McLean County warrant.

All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in the court of law.

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