On Monday afternoon, July 3, Pettis County deputies, along with members of the Missouri State Highway Patrol and a Drug Task Force officer served a search warrant in the 900 block of S. Merriam in Sedalia.

Arrested were Dana Battles and Jerry Parkes, who were found in possession of one juvenile marijuana plant growing in the window, and a marijuana seed they were germinating in the bathroom. Also found in the home was a small quantity of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Both were transported to the Pettis County Jail on charges of manufacturing a controlled substance and possession of marijuana under 10 grams.

Pettis County Jail