During the night time hours of May 7, the East Central Drug Task Force assisted by the Mexico Public Safety Department and the Audrain County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at the 1000 Block of North Olive Street, Mexico.
As a result of the search warrant, officers arrested one suspect for possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
In addition, officers seized methamphetamine, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.
Justin Cloven, age 25, of Mexico.
The East Central Drug Task Force was organized in 2001 and serves the cities of Bowling Green, Fayette, High Hill, Mexico, Montgomery City, New Florence, Vandalia, and Warrenton, the counties of Audrain, Cooper, Howard, Montgomery, Pike, 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 at 573-473-5801, extension 330 or audrain County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-392-TIPS.
Funding for this project made available by the Edward Byrne Memorial justice Assistance Grant (JAG), which is administered by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, and the State of Missouri Department of Public Safety.