Three arrested after drug bust at Sedalia business
SEDALIA - Three arrests were made at a Sedalia business late Thursday morning. Sedalia Police Department Patrol Officers, detectives with Criminal Investigations Bureau and detectives with the Drug Enforcement Unit responded to Liquid Designs, located on 800 West 16th Street, to execute a "no knock" narcotics search warrant.
Police gained entrance to the business via the front door, where contact was made with three subjects inside. A search of the business revealed meth, several varieties of controlled medications, marijuana, drug packaging materials, paraphernalia and two firearms. The investigation revealed meth was being sold from the business.
The three people arrested include: Liquid Designs owner and operator Keith L. Hayden, 35 years old, employee Samantha M. Martin, 30 years old and John A. Welton, 33 years old.
All three subjects were transported to the Pettis County Jail.
[The headline to this story has been updated for clarity.]