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Jefferson City man charged with selling meth

Jefferson City man charged with selling meth

August 18th, 2017 in Local News

The Cole County Grand Jury indicted a Jefferson City man for charges of selling methamphetamine to numerous individuals in June.

Darby Hart, 38, was charged with second-degree drug trafficking and unlawful use of a weapon. The indictment shows jurors found there was enough evidence against Hart to send the case to the circuit courts for possible trial.

Members of the Mustang Drug Task Force and the JCPD Swat Team executed a narcotics search warrant at Hart's residence in the 600 block of Woodlander Drive, according to a Jefferson City Police Department probable cause statement.

Prior to authorities' arriving on the scene, Hart was spotted leaving his residence on a motorcycle and was stopped.

Hart was found to be in possession of 10 grams of methamphetamine and $1,400 in cash.

At his residence, authorities found 38 grams of meth, numerous packaging materials, a digital scale, two loaded handguns and a rifle.