An Elgin man, arrested over the weekend for a warrant and drug charges, faces even more charges after authorities searched his home yesterday.


At about 4:15pm Thursday (Jan. 16), the Fayette County Sheriff executed a search warrant at a home on Almira Street in Elgin. The search resulted in the seizure of multiple drugs and narcotics equipment.

Michael McAllen. Photo from Fayette County Sheriff

32 year old Michael McAllen was then charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance-3rd Offense, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

McAllen was being held in the Fayette County jail from his arrest last Saturday, on a warrant for a parole violation, plus 2 counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance-3rd Offense, and Possession of Drug paraphernalia. His bond was set at $10,000.

According to the Fayette County Sheriff, the case remains under investigation, and more charges are pending.