Local authorities have made two significant drug busts in the last day.
James Merrifield -- Click for larger image
The recently-reformed Sangamon County DIRT team raided a home on North English Tuesday morning, seizing more than 100 marijuana plants, drug paraphernalia, and cash.
40-year-old James Merrifield was arrested.
Meanwhile, city police found marijuana and cocaine in a bust at a home on South Grand Avenue East.
Officers seized cash and a car that they say was used for drug transactions.
28-year-old Eric Bias is facing multiple drug charges.