Rockford woman arrested on drug trafficking charges, more than 3,000 pills recovered

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — 40-year-old Elisha Meneghetti was arrested Thursday for allegedly shipping narcotics throughout the United States. Police say thousands of pills were recovered from her house.

Rockford Police say they learned of possible drug sales coming from a home in the 3100 block of Kentwood Parkway, with information suggesting pills were being shipped to the address for redistribution to other locations throughout the U.S.

Detectives from Homeland Security and the U.S. Postal Service were able to identify Meneghetti as the suspect.

A search warrant was executed on Thursday afternoon. Police say that as officers entered the residence, Meneghetti was in the act of packaging up pills for shipment.

More than 3,000 pills were recovered, according to police.

Meneghetti was arrested and charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance, and Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Police say more charges are possible. Meneghetti was taken to the Winnebago County Jail.

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