The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a dozen suspects were taken into custody following a lengthy narcotics investigation in Phelps County. Patrol troopers, Rolla police officers and deputies with the Phelps County Sheriff's Department made the arrests on September 5.

The following suspects were arrested as part of the operation:

Roosevelt R. Overton, 31, St. Robert, Missouri, Phelps County warrant for delivery of a controlled substance except 35 grams of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid;

Wilbert W. Robinson, 28, St. Louis, Missouri, Phelps County warrant for distribute/deliver/manufacture/produce or attempt to or possess with intent to distribute/deliver/possess/manufacture/produce a controlled substance;

Arlene O Rafter, 20, Rolla, Missouri, Phelps County warrant for delivery of a controlled substance except 35 grams of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid;

Melissa L. Andrews, 31, Rolla, Missouri, Phelps County warrant for delivery of a controlled substance except 35 grams of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid;

David E. Rutledge, 32, Dixon, Missouri, Phelps County warrant distribute/deliver/manufacture/produce or attempt to or possess with intent to distribute/deliver/possess/manufacture/produce a controlled substance;

Cherise E Garcia, 42, St. James, Missouri, Phelps County warrant for delivery of a controlled substance except 35 grams of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid;

Michael J. Bedrosian, 57, St. James, Missouri, Phelps County warrant for delivery of a controlled substance except 35 grams of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid;

Raymond D. Isgrigg, 54, Dixon, Missouri, Phelps County warrant for delivery of a controlled substance except 35 grams of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid, and distribute/deliver/manufacture/produce or attempt to possess with intent to distribute/deliver/manufacture/produce a controlled substance (two cases);

Jerry G. Haffly, 60, Dixon, Missouri, Phelps County warrant for distribute/deliver/manufacture/produce or attempt to possess with intent to distribute/deliver/manufacture/produce a controlled substance;

Richard D. Burton, 60, Rolla, Missouri, Phelps County warrant for delivery of controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid;

Daniel T. Byrnes, 40, St. James, Missouri, Phelps County warrant for distribute/deliver/manufacture/produce or attempt to possess with intent to distribute/deliver/manufacture/produce a controlled substance;

Ricky L Church, 47, Rolla, Missouri, Phelps County warrant for distribute/deliver/manufacture/produce or attempt to possess with intent to distribute/deliver/manufacture/produce a controlled substance.