On Wednesday (Mar 21), Moniteau County Sheriff's deputies arrested 3 people for narcotics after a search warrant was served in Latham, MO.

According to a press release from the Moniteau County Sheriff's Department, deputies working in conjunction with the Mid-Missouri Drug Task Force served the warrant at a residence in Latham.

During the search, five subjects were detained. Authorities reportedly located methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and items used for packaging and distributing meth.

Three of the subjects were arrested at the scene and taken to the Moniteau County Jail for formal charging:

54-year old Jeffrey K. Pearson, of Latham, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance (meth) with the Intent to Distribute. Bond was set at $45,000.

57-year old Edward A. Lepper, of Latham/Jefferson City, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance (meth). Bond was set at $25,000.

49-year old June A. Rapier-Wilson, of Hartsburg/Latham, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance (meth), and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Bond was set at $35,000.

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