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CPD: HIDTA investigation leads to arrests

By Officer Adam Cravens, PIO
Columbia Police Department

On Wednesday, June 22, 2022, the Columbia area HIDTA Office executed a search warrant after an ongoing investigation in Metcalfe County.

Upon search, investigators located a large quantity of methamphetamine, marijuana, and prescription pills. During the search, a large quantity of ammunition, a 9mm hand gun, and a large quantity of US currency were also located.

Justin Neal and Cory Jessie, both of Edmonton, were charged with trafficking a controlled substance methamphetamine greater than 2 grams. Neal and Cory were lodged in The Barren County Detention Center.

The investigation is ongoing. Investigators were assisted by KSP Post 15 and the Metcalfe County Sheriffs Office.

This story was posted on 2022-06-30 07:45:42
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