Cocaine distribution arrest made


(Courtesy of Bloomington Police)

On Friday, March 16, 2018, members of the Bloomington Police Department Patrol Division conducted a drug investigation into the sale of illegal narcotics.

As a result of this investigation, Ruban T. Watson, age 39, of Bloomington, was arrested for Manufacture/Delivery of 15 less than 100 grams Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine 15 less than 100 grams, Manufacture/Delivery of Cannabis 2,000 to 5,000 grams, Manufacture/Delivery Cannabis greater than 5,000 grams, Possession of Cannabis greater than 5,000 grams, Possession of Cannabis 2,000 less than 5,000 grams, Manufacture/Delivery of Cannabis 30 to 500 grams, and Possession of Cannabis 100-500 grams.

Members of BPD's Patrol Division and Vice Unit, served a search warrant in the 2300 block on 25th Street, Bloomington. Recovered were 24.6 grams Crack Cocaine (approximate street value $2,880), 13 pounds of Cannabis Butter (approximate street value $116,720), $3,040 U.S. Currency, prescription medication, 169 grams of Cannabis, and evidence of drug distribution were seized as evidence.

Watson was transported to the McLean County Jail.

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