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Wayne City Man Arrested on Drug Charges in Bluford Monday morning

BLUFORD – Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 44-year-old Wayne City man early Monday morning after investigating a suspicious male on Illinois 15 near East Dove Lane in the rural Bluford area.

According to a sheriff’s report, around 1:23 a.m. deputies made contact with Karl D. Woolever who was reportedly in possession of methamphetamine and drug equipment.

Woolever was arrested and transported to the Jefferson County Jail on charges of possession of methamphetamine, drug equipment and a hypodermic syringe.

Woolever’s bail was set at $20,000 in court Monday and he was formally charged with Class 3 felony possession of less than 5 grams of methamphetamine.

He’s next scheduled to appear in court May 5 for a preliminary hearing and a first appearance with his court appointed attorney.