Drug bust uncovers stolen firearms, one person taken into custody

10 months 6 days 14 hours ago April 19, 2016 Apr 19, 2016 Tuesday, April 19 2016 Tuesday, April 19, 2016 1:11:00 PM CDT in News
By: Lydia Nusbaum, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

JEFFERSON CITY – Authorities said they searched a Jefferson City house for illegal drugs and weapons and took a suspect into custody.

The Cole County Sheriff’s Department, MUSTANG Drug Task Force, and the Missouri State Highway Patrol searched a house in the 5400 block of Bagnall Drive Tuesday morning, according to a press release.

Authorities said they took a person to the Cole County Jail where the subject was processed for possession of stolen firearms, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute.  

Several items were also confiscated during the search, the statement said. The items include three handguns, two of which were stolen, drug paraphernalia, more than three grams of meth and approximately $7,000 in cash.

 

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