Drug Enforcement Unit Serves a Drug Related Search Warrant Monday July 20, 2015
According to a Press Release from the Sedalia Police Department states on Monday Detectives with the Drug Enforcement Unit, along with Sedalia Police Patrol Officers from the Sedalia Police Department served a drug related search warrant at 733 East 5th. The press release states information leading to the warrant also indicated the suspect was also involved in the theft of copper wire. Entry was forced to the front door of the residence, and it was found to be unoccupied. A detailed search of the residence reportedly produced countless used syringes, drug paraphernalia, 341 feet of “Okonite” wire, 196 feet of empty stripped “Okonite” wire insulation, multiple stripping and wire cutting tools. The press release states “Okonite” is a wire unique to the railroad industry used for signal huts. The wire was identified by two victims associated with the case, RCL Wiring, and Advantage Metal Recycling. Value of the recovered wire was set at $2513.16. Following the investigation 26-year-old Jared Monsees of Sedalia was arrested and transported to the Pettis County jail pending formal charges of Possession of a controlled substance (Synthetic Narcotics), Receiving stolen property, Stealing, and Possession of drug paraphernalia.