Watseka Police say more arrests are expected following an investigation into a trailer fire earlier in the month. City Police, the Watseka Fire department and the Iroquois County State's Attorney's Office are following up on leads after Todd Cook was arrested on drug and weapons charges Monday.
Cook was arrested on an Iroquois County warrant for Math manufacturing, possession of Meth, and 2-counts of unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon. Cook was then hospitalized for some undisclosed reason.
Watseka Police reported Cook's arrest on Monday came after a two-week investigation was completed.
It was January 4th when the Watseka Fire department responded to a trailer fire in the 200-block of N. Chicago Street. Investigtators learned the fir was the result of a Meth lab being operated. Evidence collected from the scene led to Cook's arrest this week. Police said the investigation is continuing.