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Belvidere police bust two drug operations

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Jeffrey Royster Jeffrey Royster
Kelly Lawton Kelly Lawton
Earl Richards Earl Richards

Three people face drug charges after two drug busts by the Belvidere Police Department.

Belvidere police officers were called to the 500 block of East Jackson Street last Saturday for a domestic dispute. What they found was a drug growing operation inside a home. Officers seized more than 50 cannabis sativa plants, packaged cannabis, drug paraphernalia and drug growing equipment.

Two people at the home were arrested on drug charges, Jeffrey Royster, 32, of Caledonia, and Kelly Lawton, 51, of Belvidere.

On Wednesday, Belvidere police and Rochelle police made a second drug bust arresting Earl Richards, 27, of Rochelle. Police found cannabis, drug paraphernalia and cash inside a home in the 900 block of 6th Street in Rochelle.

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