Mt. Vernon Register-News

February 19, 2014

Drug sweep nets 10 arrests

The Register-News

MT. VERNON — Members of the Mt. Vernon Police Department and Jefferson County Sheriff's Department conducted a drug sweep in Jefferson County on Wednesday morning.

As of 10 a.m., 10 individuals had been arrested on various drug charges. During the arrests of two people in the 1300 block of South 25th Street, items used in the manufacture of methamphetamine were observed in plain view and Narcotics Division Detectives requested and received a search warrant to further the investigation.

Additional charges are expected against the occupants of the home.

A total of 25 people were being sought by police on drug-related charges.