Bloomington man arrested for alleged cocaine manufacturing, delivery

24-year-old Theotis Hilliard Jr. was arrested Tuesday after he reportedly manufactured and sold cocaine. (Bloomington Police Department)

By Patrick Baron

BLOOMINGTON – A Bloomington man has been arrested for allegedly manufacturing and selling cocaine.

In a release, The Bloomington Police Department said after a drug investigation between BPD’s Vice Unit and Street Crimes Unit, officers arrested Theotis Hilliard Jr., 24, for manufacturing and delivering cocaine near a school, public housing or park.

Officers conducted a traffic stop in the 1600 block of East Empire Street and Hilliard was taken into custody.

Hilliard was transported to the McLean County Jail.

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