Search Warrant Leads To Four Arrests

Four people were arrested last night [Tuesday] when the Audrain County Sheriff’s Office, East Central Drug Task Force and the Missouri State Highway Patrol executed a search warrant in the 1000 block of East Lafayette Street in Mexico.

40 year old Joseph Hultz Jr., 42 year old Melissa Echavarria, 32 year old Chelci Crum and 19 year old Cody Echavarria, all of Mexico, were taken into custody after investigators allegedly found methamphetamine, marijuana and illegal drug paraphernalia.


Hultz, Melissa Echavarria and Cody Echavarria are being held on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Crum is facing charges of possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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