Posted: Aug 28, 2014 2:14 PM by Candace Rosen, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
Updated: Aug 28, 2014 4:39 PM
COLUMBIA - On Thursday morning, five people were arrested for drug-related offenses at Katfish Katy's campground on Sarr Street in Columbia.
The campground was discovered to have "evidence of a significant methamphetamine distribution operation," according to the Boone County Sheriff's Department. Deputies on site confiscated about one pound of methamphetamine, packaging material and digital scales.
Teresa Wenner and Dorian Estes of Columbia were both arrested for first degree drug trafficking. Curtis Russell and Donnie Perkins, also from Columbia, were arrested for possession of a controlled substance. Brian Parson of St. Joseph was arrested for possession of a controlled substance as well.
There was no evidence that the campground owners or management were involved in the criminal activity, according to the Boone County Sheriff's Department.