Two arrested after marijuana, other drug paraphernalia found in home

1 month 2 weeks 2 days ago Monday, June 29 2020 Jun 29, 2020 Monday, June 29, 2020 9:49:00 AM CDT June 29, 2020 in News
By: Jack Knowlton, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

MONITEAU COUNTY- Two suspects were arrested Friday after police discovered a marijuana plant and other substances in a Moniteau County home.

A news release said deputies went to the home just outside of High Point to try and find Megan Marler, who had numerous felony warrants from Miller County.

Upon arrival, deputies said noticed a growing marijuana plant located in the side window of the residence. While waiting for a search warrant to arrive, a male subject identified as Robert Newman arrived at the home.

Newman reportedly told deputies Marler was inside the home. After several attempts to contact Marler inside the residence, Marler later came out. Deputies took Marler into custody and reported seizing a marijuana plant, packaging materials, money, drug paraphernalia, marijuana and controlled substances.

Newman was then also taken into custody and transported to the Moniteau County jail. During interview, Newman admitted to growing and selling the marijuana and possession of the controlled substance.

Newman was charged with Possession of a controlled substance, Delivery of Marijuana, Manufacture Marijuana and Possession of Drug paraphernalia. Marler was turned over to the Miller County Sheriff's Office.

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