On Wednesday around 11:35 a.m., members of the Crime Resolution Unit and Uniformed Operations Bureau responded to 400 North Mill Avenue to serve a search warrant related to an active investigation involving drug activity, and information regarding numerous individuals with active warrants staying at the home.

Upon arrival, contact was made at the front door with one of the residents and entry was gained into the home.

Inside officers made contact with four male subjects, and a female subject was located hiding in a bedroom. A search of the residence revealed methamphetamine, marijuana and items of drug paraphernalia. At the conclusion of the investigation, three suspects were arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail.

The suspects and charges are as follows:

Darwin M. Potts, 50 years old
Pettis County Warrant – Failure To Appear For Identity Theft
$5,000 cash/surety bond

Ahmad J. Dupree, 29 years old
Possession Of A Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)
24-hour hold

Christina M. Carlock, 33 years old
Pettis County Warrant – Failure To Appear For Identity Theft
$2,500 cash/surety
24-hour hold
Possession Of A Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)
Possession Of Marijuana
Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia
Identity Theft

In addition to the arrest and state charges, the residence at 400 North Mill Street was determined to be in violation of Sedalia City Ordinance 36-96, Prohibition Against Maintaining a Nuisance Property.

The residence was posted with notice of the violation, mandating the property owner resolve the violations within 60 days.

Randy Kirby
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