Four Arrested in Northeast Missouri Drug Raid
Police in Hannibal have announced the arrests of four suspects as part of an effort to fight heroin distribution in the city. According to a news release, the Hannibal Police Department Anti-Crime Enforcement Squad and Special Response Team served a search warrant March 8 at a residence in the 700 block of Church St. A large amount of what is believed to be heroin was discovered in addition to scales and packaging materials, two handguns, cocaine paraphernalia and a small amount of what is believed to be marijuana. The four (4) suspects and their charges are listed below:
- Reginald D Hilton Jr (23 of Hannibal) was arrested on Distribution of a Controlled Substance, Felony Possession of Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Receiving Stolen Property, and Misd Possession of a Controlled Substance.
- Reginald Hilton Sr,(51 of Hannibal) was arrested on Distribution of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
- Demetrea Hilton, (53 of Syracuse NY) was arrested on Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
- Lexsys R Dowty (20 of Hannibal) was arrested on Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Receiving Stolen Property, Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance and Misd Possession of a Controlled Substance.
Reginald Hilton Sr and Demetrea Hilton were released pending Prosecutor review. Reginald Hilton Jr and Dowty were placed on 24 hour holds at the Marion County Jail.