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Four Arrested in JC Drug Bust

On Tuesday, a search warrant was served in the 1000 block of Elizabeth Street based on an ongoing narcotics investigation by Jefferson City Police Department Narcotics Detectives.

As a result of the search warrant, over five (5) ounces of marijuana were seized, which had been packaged for sale. Other items seized included various narcotics packaging and distribution materials and two handguns, one of which was stolen in Jefferson City. Four suspects were arrested for charges as follows:

1) A 28 year old Jefferson City male for possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, unlawful use of a firearm, and Felon in possession of a weapon.

2) A 28 year old Jefferson City female for possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute.

3) A 38 year old Jefferson City male for possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, unlawful use of a firearm, and receiving stolen property (one of the handguns)

4) A 29 year old Jefferson City male for possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute.

The two weapons recovered were a stolen 9mm handgun, and a .380 semi-automatic pistol.

Three (3) children were present at the time of the search warrant, and they were turned over to a relative living nearby.

All were taken to Cole County Jail and are currently in custody pending charges.

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