Person arrested at airport tied to drug bust

By Gary Brode |

Published 02/08 2014 10:43PM

Updated 02/10 2014 09:59AM

Update: 5:32 pm, 2/9/14, Sunday
SAVOY -- Police released the name of the man arrested at Willard Airport Saturday night. Stephen Funes was taken into custody for attempted violation of bond.

Funes is one of the men arrested Thursday for having $80,000 of marijuana. Police say an officer working at the airport recognized him as he attempted to catch a flight to San Francisco. He bonded out shortly after being taken to court.
Original: 10:02 pm, 2/8/14, Saturday
SAVOY -- Police caught a fugitive who may be involved in a Champaign drug ring. They say it's related to Friday's drug bust for $80,000 of cannabis.

Saturday, UI police arrested a man at Willard airport. So far, no other information has been released.

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