Two men arrested on drug charges in Galesburg

Two men are facing drug charges following a traffic stop that occurred on Maple Ave in Galesburg on Friday.

Around 4:00 P.M., officers pulled over a vehicle being driven by 23-year-old Anthony Cheeks on several bench warrants in Knox, Warren, and McDonough counties.

According to reports, a search of the vehicle was conducted, to which Galesburg police found cannabis-filled cigars and a bag of meth.

Allegedly Cheeks admitted the methamphetamine was his.

The passengers in the vehicle were also searched, and officers would allegedly find more cannabis on 18-year-old Sean Morss.

Officers did a search of a bag that Morss allegedly claimed was his – to which they found pills not prescribed to him.

According to the police reports, Morss would admit the pills belonged to his mother.

Cheeks faces a number of charges – including the possession of meth, and driving on a suspended license, and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.

Morss faces a possession of a controlled substance charge.