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Man arrested for drugs

Posted on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 8:26 am

James Price Jennings

James Price Jennings

During the afternoon hours of March 2, 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 a search warrant in the 600 block of Quisenberry, in Mexico.
As a result of the search warrant officers seized crack cocaine, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.
One suspect was arrested for possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Arrested was James Price Jennings, age 43, 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, New Franklin, 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.