EXCELSIOR ESTATES, MO  A search warrant that was executed by The Missouri Highway Patrol SWAT team at a home Sunday uncovers a methamphetamine operation. The Missouri Highway Patrols says they found the drug operation in a shed behind the residence. 250 grams of methamphetamine was seized along with $6000.00 in cash, a large digital scale, and some marijuana.

62-year-old Mark A. Whitworth and 53-year-old Russell L. Walker both from Excelsior Estates, were arrested at the location. A shot gun without a readily available serial number was also found. Walker and Whitworth are under arrest in Ray County and being charged with Trafficking, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, unlawful use of a firearm, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Their court dates are pending.