On Friday, Pettis County deputies and Mid-Mo Drug Task Force detectives went to Super 7 Motel, 5650 S. Limit, on a tip that Ryan Nelson was there with an outstanding Pettis County warrant.

Upon arrival, Nelson was located inside a room, along with several other subjects.

Upon further investigation, a stolen revolver was recovered, and syringes and a baggie containing a crystal-like substance, was also seized.

Arrested was Ryan Nelson of Sedalia on a Pettis County warrant. He was found to be in possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.

Also arrested was Joseph Marquess of Sedalia on possession of a stolen firearm (.22 caliber revolver).

Also arrested was Brandon Hardesty of Cole Camp on possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.

All three were taken to the Pettis County Jail pending the filing of formal charges by the Pettis County Prosecuting Attorney.

Pettis County Jail