Four people were arrested Monday around 4:22 p.m. by Sedalia Police after detectives with the SPD's Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU), Criminal investigations Bureau and patrol officers responded to 321 S. Engineer to serve a no-knock, drug-related search warrant.

Entry was made by the officers through the front door, and contact was made with several adults inside. All adults subjects were taken into custody without incident, according to a press release made available today. A two-year-old child was also in the residence at the time.

A subsequent search of the residence and its occupants revealed a large quantity of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, controlled prescription pills, a .40 caliber handgun and additional evidence to indicate meth and marijuana distribution, the report said. The residence is also located within 2,000 feet of Washington Elementary School.

One female and three males were arrested at the scene and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where they were placed on 24-hour holds:

Sonya M. Jones, 41

*1st Degree Drug Trafficking (Methamphetamine)
*Distribution of a Controlled Substance Within 2,000 Feet of a School (Methamphetamine)
*Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)
*Distribution of a Controlled Substance Within 2,000 Feet of a School (Marijuana)
*Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana)
*1st Degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child
*Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

John P. Jones, 44

*1st Degree Drug Trafficking (Methamphetamine)
*Distribution of a Controlled Substance Within 2,000 Feet of a School (Methamphetamine)
*Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)
*Possession of a Controlled Substance Within 2,000 Feet of a School (Marijuana)
*Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana)
*1st Degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child
*Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Ronald N. Berry, 60

*Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)
*Possession With Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)
*Unlawful Use of a Weapon (Felon in Possession of a Firearm)
*Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Randy L. Wade, 43

*Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)
*Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)
*Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

In the photo above: Ron Berry (top left), John Jones (top right), Sonya Jones (lower left), and Randy Wade (lower right).