On Friday, March 5, Pettis County Deputies and the Mid Missouri Drug Task Force served a no-knock search warrant in the 32000 block of Bugger Town Road in Pettis County.

Miller County Sheriff’s SWAT team assisted with the breach and entry.

During warrant service, a large amount of methamphetamine (several ounces), two handguns, packaging materials, and US Currency were seized. Deputies also seized a 1996 Chevy Silverado for potential forfeiture.

Three individuals were taken into custody and charges are pending. They are as follows:

Ricky Coutts - 2nd Degree Trafficking

Ryan Newland - Possession of a Controlled Substance

Arlena Miller - Possession of a Controlled Substance.

“As sheriff, I am very pleased that we are able to remove both guns and methamphetamine off our streets. A heartfelt thank you to all involved,” Pettis County Sheriff Brad Anders commented in a Facebook post Friday afternoon.


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