Carthage man arrested for meth possession


Frank D. Hoewing

CARTHAGE, Ill. — On April 19, at approximately 10:20 PM a Sheriff’s Deputy conducted a traffic stop on a 1994 Chevrolet Silverado on Ill. 136 at Main Street in Carthage.

A Hancock County Sheriff’s K-9 was deployed and positively alerted on the vehicle. A search revealed methamphetamine in the vehicle. 

The driver, Frank D. Hoewing, 50, of Carthage was placed under arrest for Possession of Less than 5 Grams of Methamphetamine. Hoewing was transported to the Hancock County Jail. 

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