Waterloo woman charged with meth trafficking

Cherie Pegg

A local woman was charged this week with felony methamphetamine trafficking.

Court information alleges that Cherie A. Pegg, 41, of Waterloo, unlawfully brought more than 15 grams (less than 100 grams) of meth into Illinois from St. Louis with the intent to deliver. The arrest occurred July 23 in Monroe County and was conducted by the Metropolitan Enforcement Group of Southwestern Illinois regional drug task force.

Meth trafficking is a Class X felony that carries a prison sentence of between 12 and 60 years upon conviction.

Pegg remains in custody at the Monroe County Jail on $100,000 bond. Her preliminary hearing has been set for Aug. 9.


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