Three arrested in narcotics case


PONTIAC - On Friday April 5 at about 6:30 pm, the Pontiac Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 920 W. Madison St. Apartment 409.

The warrant execution resulted in the arrest of Thomas Emerson Jr., 56, of Pontiac for Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance. PPD seized 89 Norco pills and a 2004 Dodge Caravan. In conjunction with the previous search warrant, a second search warrant was executed at 1037 E. Water St Lot 7 at about 9:00 pm, also on April 5. This warrant resulted in the arrest of Michael Price, 51, of Pontiac for Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Karley Jo Runyon, 27, for Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Hypodermic Syringe.

Seized were several jeweler bags of suspected heroin, syringes, drug paraphernalia and a 2002 Mercury Villager. The arrested individuals are awaiting a first court appearance. This incident remains under investigation.

Assisting Pontiac were Dwight Drug Unit, Livingston County Pro-Active Unit, Pontiac Patrol and the Livingston County State’s Attorney’s Office.

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