Sedalia Police Arrest 2 in 4th Street Home Drug Investigation
The Sedalia Police Department Crime Resolution Unit executed a search warrant in connection with an ongoing drug investigation just after 6:00 a.m. CDT this morning which resulted in two arrests.
Police executed the search warrant at 1012 W. 4th Street and found methamphetamine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and other items indicating methamphetamine and marijuana being distributed from the home. . At the end of the investigation, Sedalia police arrested two suspects and transported them to Pettis County Jail.
Holden B. Browning and Jacob C. Astor were arrested. The suspects have been placed on a 24-hour standby while the following state charges are sought:
Browning is detained for distributing / delivering a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of a controlled substance (marijuana), 1st degree endangering the well-being of a child and possession of drug accessories.
Astor is being detained for distributing / delivering a controlled substance (marijuana), possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), 1st degree endangering the well-being of a child, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
In addition to the charges against the state, the residence at 1012 W. 4th Street does not comply with the Sedalia ordinance which prohibits the maintenance of harmful property. The property owner will have 90 days to resolve violations within 60 days.
The Sedalia Police Department said the investigation was a direct result of community members providing information to detectives and alerting the police department of a persistent problem in the neighborhood.
Citizens can report suspicious activity occurring in their neighborhood by calling 660-827-7823 ext. 1251 or by emailing the Crime Resolution Unit at [email protected]
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