Three arrested in drug bust

Posted on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 2:10 am

From left: Michael Timothy-Dwight Cole, Sarah  Blackwell, and Scott Prusak.

From left: Michael Timothy-Dwight Cole, Sarah Blackwell, and Scott Prusak.

During the late evening hours of November 1, the East Central Drug Task Force, assisted by the Mexico Public Safety Department, Missouri State Highway Patrol, and the Audrain County Sheriff‘s Office served two search warrants; the first in the 500 block of Missouri Street and the second in the 100 block of Guthrie.
As a result of the search warrants three suspects were arrested for possession of methamphetamine, possession of synthetic cannabinoids, possession of Zolpidem Tartrate, possession of Clonazepam, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Those arrested were Michael Timothy-Dwight Cole, age 42, of Mexico. Cole is charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of Zolpidem Tartrate, possession of Clonazepam, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Cole’s bond is set at $35,000.
Sarah Elizabeth Blackwell, age 38, of Mexico. Blackwell is charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Blackwell posted a $15,000 bond.
Scott Michael Prusak, age 41, of Mexico. Prusak is charged with possession of synthetic cannabinoids and possession of drug paraphernalia. Prusak was released pending the analysis of the synthetic cannabinoids by the Highway Patrol crime lab.
The East Central Drug Task Force was organized in 2001 and serves the cities of Bowling Green, Mexico, Montgomery City, Vandalia and Warrenton, the counties of Audrain, Montgomery and Warren, along with the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Anyone having information concerning illegal drug activity is urged to contact the East Central Drug Task Force or Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department
The East Central Drug Task Force was organized in 2001 and serves the cities of Bowling Green, Mexico, Montgomery City, Vandalia and Warrenton, the counties of Audrain, Montgomery and Warren, along with the Missouri State Highway Patrol. If you have any information regarding a possible methamphetamine laboratory, growing of marijuana, or other information about the distribution of narcotics, please contact your local law enforcement agency or you can call the following toll free numbers to reach the East Central Drug Task Force, 1-888-823-METH (6384) or 1-800-BAD-WEED (223-9333). All callers may remain anonymous.

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