One Arrested in Drug Bust

The East Central Drug Task Force arrested one person in Mexico while serving a search warrant on Marine Drive.

According to the Audrain County Sheriff’s Office, officers seized methamphetamine, pharmaceuticals, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

18 year old Chase Melton was taken into custody on suspicion of distribution of a controlled substance in a protected location, possession of a controlled substance, maintaining a public nuisance, endangering the welfare of a child and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Melton was taken to the Audrain County Jail.

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