MT. VERNON — —
A week long warrant sweep executed by the joint narcotics division resulted in several arrests for those allegedly involved in the sale and production of cannabis and methamphetamine.
The sweep, which was held from Sept. 13 through Sept. 21, was conducted with assistance from the patrol and detective divisions of the Mt. Vernon Police Department and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, as well as the Jefferson County State’s Attorney’s office.
- D. Angelo Blount, 25, of Mt. Vernon, was arrested Sept. 13 on a charge of unlawful delivery of cannabis within 1,000 feet of Optimist Park.
- Gregory W. Coomes, 37, and Stacy A. Ellis, 37, were arrested on Sept. 13 on warrants charging them with possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver. They were arrested at their residence on South 27th Street. According to police, additional quantities of methamphetamine were recovered during the arrest. Additional investigations led to another search warrant being executed in Oak Grove Village, a residence being rented by Coomes. Detectives discovered a “significant” meth manufacturing operation at that location, and is expected to lead to additional charges.
- Gregory S. Minor, 32, was arrested Sept. 14 on charges of possession of methamphetamine.
- Shelly R. Myogeto was arrested Sept. 14 on charges of unlawful delivery of methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a church. At the time of her arrest, police found methamphetamine on her person, which is expected to lead to additional charges.
- Jeffrey S. Ledbetter, 42, was arrested Sept. 18 on a warrant charging he was involved in and in possession of items used to manufacture methamphetamine. Ledbetter was stopped by detectives in the 1800 block of Logan Street and arrested after being found in possession of several items used to manufacture methamphetamine.
- Michael D. Cole, 52, and Julia A. Snow, 51, were arrested Sept. 19 on warrants charging them with possession of methamphetamine manufacturing chemicals. According to police, during the arrest of Cole at his home in the Opdyke area, he was found to be in the process of manufacturing methamphetamine with a second individual. Cole and the other person are facing additional charges in the future.