Gilson man facing Armed Violence charges; Galesburg man facing meth delivery charge

A Gilson man made a video appearance in Knox County Circuit Court Friday afternoon where he faces drug and weapons felonies.

45-year-old Corey Storm had his bail set at $100,000 by Judge Paul Mangieri. Storm is charged with two counts of Class X Armed Violence, as well as possession of meth and cocaine.

If convicted the Class X charges each carries a 10 to 30-year term in the Illinois Department of Corrections.

According to the Knox County Sheriff’s Department, a traffic stop led to the arrest of Storm, who was wanted on several warrants, on Thursday.

A search of the vehicle turned up a stun gun, a gram of methamphetamine, and two grams of cocaine.

Judge Mangieri set a preliminary hearing for April 2nd in the case.


Another individual has been arrested and charged with methamphetamine delivery.

50-year-old Robert Sargent of Galesburg made a video appearance in Knox County Court where bond was set at $50,000 by Judge Mangieri.

He is charged with two counts of meth possession, one of which includes the intent to deliver.

According to Galesburg Police, Sargent was arrested at Casey’s on West Main Street at around 1:47 Friday morning with $1,289 in cash and 6.2 grams of meth.

The report indicates that Sargent told police he had won the money at slot machines in town, but he allegedly told officers different establishments he was playing at and didn’t have a payout voucher.

Sargent will be back in court on April 1st for a preliminary hearing.