(Update 10/29/13 10:05 a.m.) Desmond Huff was arrested Tuesday morning and is in custody on a $25,000 bond. Authorities are still searching for Brent Slaughter.

Twelve people have been charged following a three-month undercover drug investigation in Chillicothe. Chillicothe Police have arrested ten of those people, and all are facing various counts related to distribution of a controlled substance. Warrants are still out for Desmond Huff and Brent Slaughter. Bond for both is set at $25,000.

Press Release from the Chillicothe Police Department

On 10/28/2013, the Chillicothe Police Department concluded a 3 month undercover drug investigation that resulted in the arrest of multiple subjects that were distributing controlled substances in the City limits of Chillicothe Missouri.

Those people arrested were:

April D. Owings of Trenton Missouri was arrested in Trenton Missouri according to the Livingston County warrant for 3 counts of distribution of a controlled substance near a school. These are Class A felony charges and this carried a Cash only Bond of $35,000.

Stephanie L Rodriquez of Chillicothe Missouri. She was currently incarcerated in the Grundy County Jail in Trenton on separate charges. In accordance with the Livingston County warrant, she is charged with 1 count of distribution of a controlled substance near a school. This is a Class A felony. Bond was set at $25,000 cash only.

Carson A Symmonds of Chillicothe Missouri. He was currently incarcerated in the Grundy County Jail in Trenton on separate charges. He was charged with 1 count of distribution of a controlled substance near a school. This is a class A felony. Bond was set at $25,000 cash.

Patricia J Folsom of Chillicothe Missouri. She was arrested in Chillicothe on the Livingston County warrant and charged with 1 count of distribution of a controlled substance near a school. This is a class A felony and bond was set at $25,000 cash.

Michael E, Oleson of Chillicothe Missouri. He was arrested in Chillicothe on the Livingston County warrant and charged with Distribution of a controlled substance near a school. This is a class A felony. Bond was set at $25,000 cash.

Blaze M Hussey of Chillicothe was arr4ested in Chillicothe on the Livingston County warrant for Distribution of not more than 5 grams of marijuana. This is a class C felony and bond was set at $15,000 cash.

Billie J. Gray of Chillicothe was arrested in Chillicothe for Distribution of a controlled substance near a school. This is a class A felony and bond was set at $25,000 cash.

Kevin D Gray of Chillicothe was arrested in Chillicothe for Distribution of a controlled substance near a school. This is a class A felony and bond was set at $25,000 cash.

There were two other persons that are still being sought on warrants as a result of this investigation.

They are:
Desmond D Huff of Chillicothe has a warrant for his arrest for Distribution of a controlled substance near a school , This is a class A felony and bond is set at $25,000 cash.
Brent A Slaughter formally of Chillicothe has a warrant for his arrest for Distribution of a controlled substance near a school. This is a Class A felony and bond is set at $25,000 cash.

Anyone with information of their location is asked to contact the Chillicothe Police Department.

There were also two other persons who were arrested earlier in the past months as a result of this undercover drug operation.

They were :

Leon Smith of Chillicothe was arrested on 10/22/2013 at 1553 hours, by Chillicothe Police following obtaining a search warrant to retrieve stolen property from Smith’s residence. At that time he was also arrested on a warrant for Distribution of a controlled substance. The warrant carried a $25,000 cash only bond.

Abby Cooley was arrested in August for Distribution of a controlled substance.

Drugs purchased during this undercover investigation were Methamphetamine, prescription pills and marijuana.

Capt Tony Kirkendoll
Chillicothe Police Department