Hot dog vendor, others arrested after nearly $20,000 worth of drugs seized in Marion

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A hot dog vendor and two other individuals were arrested for drug trafficking in Marion on Thursday after authorities seized cash, crack cocaine, heroin, and other drugs with a street value of nearly $20,000. 

Illya Green, Salena Glenn and Kevin Swift, all of Marion, were arrested on drug-related charges after the MARMET (Marion Metro Drug Enforcement Unit) with the assistance of the Marion City Police Department and the Marion County Sheriff’s Office executed search warrants at 223 W. Columbia St. and 830 Kibby Dr. apartment F, according to police officials.

Green owns Royal Dogs, a hot dog stand at the Marion Centre mall, according to the Marion Star.

Evidence of drug trafficking was located at Kibby Drive, officials said.

Authorities seized 150 grams of crack cocaine, 20 grams of heroin, 39 Oxycodone pills, 60 grams of marijuana, and $2,000 in cash.

The street value of the drugs seized is $18,500.

“I relish in the fact they were able to arrest a major drug trafficker. MARMET continues to work hard to make Marion County a safer place to live,” said Marion Police Chief Bill Collins.

No other information has been released as the investigation is still pending, officials said.

Formal charges will be submitted to Marion County Prosecutor Ray Grogan’s office, according to police officials.

Green. 43. Salena Glenn, 43, Kevin Swift, 34, could face charges that include trafficking in cocaine, trafficking in heroin, and tampering with evidence.

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