Deputies arrest man for 22 pounds of marijuana, multiple firearms

1 year 4 months 2 weeks ago December 10, 2015 Dec 10, 2015 Thursday, December 10 2015 Thursday, December 10, 2015 10:44:00 PM CST in News
By: Melissa Zygowicz, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

AUXVASSE – Deputies arrested a man Wednesday after finding 22 pounds of marijuana during a search warrant.

Callaway County deputies and the MUSTANG drug task force arrested 52-year-old Billy Owen of Auxvasse.

The two groups executed the search warrant at a residence in the 200 block of Peach Tree Drive around 4 p.m.

The Sherriff’s Office said during the search, deputies also obtained $35,000 in U.S. currency, several firearms and other items related to drug sales.

Owen was booked for distribution of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of firearms.

Owen was placed on a $50,000 bond which he posted on Thursday.

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