Three Richmond residents were taken into custody on drug-related charges this weekend. The first arrest came Friday night when officers executed a narcotics search warrant in the 300 block of Benton Street. According to the press release, Raymond Connor, 50, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.  Bond for Connor is listed at $7500.

Two additional Richmond residents were arrested on Saturday after they fled from law enforcement as officers attempted to serve a felony arrest warrant. Once apprehended, 4.5 grams of methamphetamine, as well as drug paraphernalia, and over $1300 was seized from the men.  The report states Teddy Scobee, 37, has been charged with possession of a controlled substance and  drug paraphernalia.  His bond has been set at $10,000 cash only.  Also taken into custody was Roy Worrell, 38.  He is being held on a Ray County warrant on charges of possession of narcotics.  Bond for Worrell is $30,000 and he reportedly has additional charges pending by the Ray County Prosecutor’s office.

Press Release:

On 09-14-2012 at 10:59 p.m. officers executed a narcotics search warrant in the 300 black of Benton Street where narcotics and paraphernalia were seized.  Subsequently, Raymond Connor, 50, of Richmond was charged by the Ray County Prosecutor’s Office with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia (bond $7,500).  Richmond Police were assisted by the Higginsville Police Department K-9 officer and Ray County Sheriff’s Department.

On 09-15-2012 at 11:25 p.m., in the 100 black of McCart Street, Richmond officers and a trooper from the Missouri State Highway Patrol were attempting to serve a Felony arrest warrant when two individuals ran from the property.  A foot chase ensued and officers were able to apprehend both subjects, a 37 year old Richmond man and 38 year old Richmond man, in a wooded area.  In total officers seized 4.5 grams of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and over $1,300.00 in U. S. Currency from the individuals.  Subsequently, Teddy Scobee, 37, of Richmond was charged by the Ray County Prosecutor’s Office with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia (bond $10,000.00 cash only) and Roy Worrell, 38, of Richmond is being held on a Ray County warrant charging him with possession of narcotics (bond $30,000).  Worrell has additional charges pending by the Ray County Prosecutor’s office.