Early Friday morning, Sedalia Police conducted a no-knock drug related search warrant and arrested three suspects.

According to a press release from the Sedalia Police Department, patrol officers, and detectives with the criminal investigations bureau and drug enforcement unit responded to 517 East 10th Street to serve the search warrant around 5:30 a.m.

Entry was forced through the front door where contact was made with three adult subjects inside. All three subjects were taken into custody without incident.

A search of the residence reportedly revealed methamphetamine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, a .40 caliber handgun, and additional evidence to indicate methamphetamine distribution was occurring from the residence.

The suspects and state charges they were arrested for are as follows:

32-year old David E. Martin Jr., “Fathead”
- Trafficking drugs 2nd degree (Methamphetamine)
- Possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance (Methamphetamine)
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Unlawful possession of a firearm
- Johnson County warrant – Unlawful Possession Of A Firearm - $5,000 cash bond

30-year old Jordan D. Rhodes, “JoJo”
- Trafficking drugs 2nd degree (Methamphetamine)
- Possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance (Methamphetamine)
- Possession of drug paraphernalia

30-year old Natalie M. Wingerter
- Possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine)
- Possession of drug paraphernalia

All three were taken to the Pettis County Jail.

Randy Kirby