Drug investigations net arrests in two counties

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Three arrested after working meth lab discovered in Benton residence on Sunday

BENTON - Scott County Sheriff deputies found a working meth lab as they served a search warrant early Sunday.

Three persons were arrested when investigators served a search warrant at rural Benton residence Sunday morning.

Five appear in court for the manufacture and the attempted manufacture of meth

NEW MADRID - Three persons were arraigned Monday following two separate investigations into illegal drugs in New Madrid County.

On Saturday evening, following an investigation by the New Madrid County Sheriff's Department and the SEMO Drug Task Force, officers arrested Alan Joseph Clark, 49, of Tallapoosa and Melvin R. Hufford Jr., 33, of Dexter in Tallapoosa.

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