The Sedalia STING Unit arrested Keith Hayden, Samantha Martin and John Welton after conducting a non knock narcotics search warrant at Liquid Designs at 800 West 16th Street, yesterday (Oct. 30).

Sedalia Police found methamphetamine, marijuana, prescription pills and drug paraphernalia, along with a .22 caliber handgun and 12 gauge shotgun. Sedalia Police also found evidence that suggested that the methamphetamine was being distributed from the business, which was within 1,000 feet of Horace Mann Elementary School.

Sedalia Police arrested Keith Hayden, who was charged with distribution of a controlled substance within 2000 feet of a school, possession of methamphetamine, marijuana, adderall and drug paraphernalia, possession of firearms unlawful for certain persons and user of a controlled substance to keep substance in original container.

Sedalia Police arrested Samantha Martin for possession of drug paraphernalia, Oxycodone, Hydrocodone and Methamphetamine. Martin was also charged with distribution of methamphetamine and prescription pills and user of a controlled substance to keep substance in original container.

Sedalia Police arrested John Welton for a failure to appear on a trespassing charge out of Pettis County, bond set at $2,500 cash/surety.