Detectives from the Sedalia STING Unit arrested 17-year-old Ashley Dominguez and 17-year-old Christopher Byrd Wednesday night (Feb. 5) after conducting surveillance surrounding possible drug activity in the area of W. Broadway and S. Kentucky.

According to a press release, the Sedalia STING Unit noticed activity consistent with drug transactions and stopped a vehicle leaving the Fav Trip. Dominguez and Byrd were arrested after the STING Unit smelled an odor of marijuana and found marijuana, drug paraphernalia and brass knuckles in the vehicle in question.

Dominguez faces charges of possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, certain weapons prohibited and minor in possession of tobacco; Byrd faces charges of possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, certain weapons prohibited and minor in possession of tobacco.