A search warrant was executed Friday morning by the Moberly Police Department, North Missouri Drug Task Force and the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office at a Moberly residence.
Information from the Moberly Police Department:
On Friday, July 29, 2011 about 6:30am, officers of the Moberly Police Department, North Missouri Drug Task Force and the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant for controlled substances at 545 Barrow St in Moberly.
The search warrant was issued by Associate Circuit Judge Cynthia Suter based on an affidavit filed with Prosecuting Attorney Mike Fusselman.
During the search, officers seized approximately 13 grams of methamphetamine, marijuana, a loaded handgun, cash and paraphernalia used in the distribution of controlled substances.
Two adult females and three children ages 1, 3 and 6 years of age were located in the residence.
The resident of the house, a 28 year old female, was taken into custody and charged with Possession of Controlled Substance with Intent to Distribute, Maintaining a Public Nuisance and Endangering the Welfare of a Child (3 counts). Bond was set at $100,000.00.
The other female, age 21, was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance except 35 grams or less of Marijuana with bond set at $45,000.00.
Neither subject was able to post bond and were transferred to the Justice Center.
The three children in the home at the time of the search warrant were placed into protective custody and turned over to the Randolph County Juvenile Officer and the Division of Family Services.
Late this afternoon, Associate Circuit Judge Cynthia Suter issued arrest warrants, based on criminal complaints filed by Prosecuting Attorney Mike Fusselman, charging Christina Faye Paterson age 28 with Distribution/Delivery/Manufacture/Produce Or Attempt To Or Possess With Intent To Distribute/Deliver/Manufacture/Produce A Controlled Substance and Keeping or Maintaining a Public Nuisance with bond set at $20,000.00. Also charged was Tiffany Nicole Ochoa age 21, with Keeping or Maintaining a Public Nuisance with bond set at $10,000.00.
The investigation continues.