Galva men arrested for meth possession

Co-operative investigation leads to arrests

Staff Writer
Geneseo Republic
George W. Price

Springfield, IL – On March 11, 2020, Illinois State Police (ISP) Division of Criminal Investigation

(DCI) officials arrested George W. Price, 56, and Clair E. Whiteside, 47, both of Galva, Illinois,

for Methamphetamine Possession, 100 – 400 grams (Class X Felony).

The arrest occurred following the March 11 traffic stop on US 34 in Henderson County and was

the a result of a multi-agency investigation conducted by the ISP DCI, West Central Illinois Task

Force, Blackhawk Task Force, Quad City Metropolitan Enforcement Group, Monmouth Police

Department, Henderson County Sheriff’s Department, and the Burlington, Iowa Police

Department. Both Price and Whiteside are being lodged at the Henderson County Jail on $250,000

bond.