Two in custody for weapons and drugs

6 months 4 weeks 2 days ago Friday, July 20 2018 Jul 20, 2018 Friday, July 20, 2018 11:47:00 AM CDT July 20, 2018 in Top Stories
By: Gabriela Gonzalez, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLE COUNTY — The Cole County Sheriff’s Department responded to possible weapons violation on Thursday night.

When the officers arrived to the scene, it was determined that there were two intoxicated subjects, one male and one female. They were both shooting fireworks.

Deputies also saw a handgun and a bag of marijuana in the truck, in plain view. This lead to a search of the truck which resulted in the seizing of the following items:

  • 3 handguns
  • 134 grams of Methamphetamine
  • 30 grams of Molly (a form of ecstasy)
  • 34 grams of marijuana
  • 4 clonazepam pills
  • 27 grams of unknown substances
  • Digital scales
  • Several used syringes

Both subjects were taken to the Cole County Jail without incident.

They are awaiting formal charges for trafficking, unlawful use of a weapon and possession of a controlled substances.

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