Two counts of manufacturing methamphetamine


EDWARDSVILLE — Two Granite City residents were charged with methamphetamine and weapons-related crimes Monday by the Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office.

Michael D. Tenllado, 42, and Steven T. Toth, 50, of the same Granite City address, were each charged March 21 with aggravated unlawful participation in the manufacture of methamphetamine, an enhanced Class X felony; unlawful possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, a Class 1 felony; and unlawful possession of weapons by a criminal, a class 3 felony.

The cases were presented by the Granite City Police Department.


According to court documents, on March 17, the two allegedly participated in the manufacture of more than 400 grams of methamphetamine in a residence protected “by one or more firearms” and 5 to 15 grams of methamphetamine with the intention of delivering .

Tenllado would have had a Glock 19 9mm handgun and Toth would have had a crossbow. Tenllado was convicted in 2004 of unlawful possession of methamphetamine outside of Madison County. Toth was convicted in 2019 of delivering methamphetamine out of Madison County. Both are not authorized to possess weapons.

Bail was set at $250,000 each.

Other felony charges filed on March 21 include:

• Rudy J. Hampton, 45, of Granite City, has been charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine, a Class 3 felony. The case was brought by the Glen Carbon Police Department. According to court documents, on March 19, Hampton allegedly had less than five grams of methamphetamine. Bail was set at $25,000.

• William L. Kerley, 57, of Granite City, was charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine, a Class 3 felony; and obstruction of identification, a Class A misdemeanor. The case was brought by the Madison County Sheriff’s Department. On March 18, Kerley allegedly had less than five grams of methamphetamine and provided a false name to the Madison County sheriff’s deputy. Bail was set at $15,000.

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