Police: ‘Large Quantity’ of Heroin, Meth, Cocaine Discovered, Two Arrested
Police in northeast Missouri say a "large quantity" of heroin, methamphetamine, and cocaine were discovered when a search warrant was executed at a residence in Hannibal.
According to a news release from the Hannibal Police Department, the warrant was executed on July 22 as part of an ongoing narcotics investigation.
Two women were taken into custody:
41-year-old Nicole Fernando of Hannibal was arrested for delivery/manufacturing a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence, and assault on a law enforcement officer.
43-year-old Sherry Harper of St. Peter's was arrested for possession of a controlled substance.
Fernando was taken to the Marion County Jail. On Monday, July 23, 2018 a warrant was issued for Fernando charging her with Three Counts of Delivery of Controlled Substance, Class C Felony, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Class D Felony, Tampering with Physical Evidence, Class E Felony, and Assault, Class A Misdemeanor. Fernando’s bond is set at $100,000 cash. She remains in the Marion County Jail. Harper was released pending charges.
News release from the Hannibal Police Department
On Sunday, July 22, 2018, the Anti-Crime Enforcement Squad (ACES) executed a search warrant in the 2200 block of Spruce as a result of an ongoing narcotics investigation. During the search a large quantity of heroin was located along with methamphetamine, and cocaine. Nicole D. Fernando, 41 of Hannibal, and Sherry A. Harper, 43 of St. Peter’s, Missouri, were taken into custody. Fernando was arrested for deliver/manufacture of a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence, and assault on a law enforcement officer. Harper was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. Fernando was placed on a twenty four hour hold and taken to the Marion County Jail. Harper was released pending charges.