During the morning hours of Monday, Oct. 28, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Missouri State Highway Patrol, and the East Central Drug Task Force executed a narcotics search warrant in the 50 block of Highway Y in Jonesburg.

As a result of the search warrant, officers seized a large amount of methamphetamine, fentanyl, prescription pills, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Three subjects were arrested as a result of this investigation.

Arrested were:
Stephen Delagarza II, 43, of Jonesburg, Missouri
Kaley A. Kostos, 19, of Warrenton, Missouri.
Anthony J. Kiely, 26, of Jonesburg, Missouri.

All three are currently being held at the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office on 24-hour holds, pending the filing of formal charges.

--The East Central Drug Task Force was organized in 2001 and serves the cities of Bowling Green, Center, Centralia, Fayette, High Hill, Jonesburg, Louisiana, Mexico, Montgomery City, New Florence, New London, Palmyra, Warrenton, and Vandalia, the counties of Audrain, Cooper, Howard, Monroe, Montgomery, Pike, Ralls, and Warren, along with the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Anyone having information concerning illegal drug activity is urged to contact the East Central Drug Task Force at 573-473-5801, extension 330 or 888-823-Meth (6384).

Funding for this project made available by the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG), which is administered by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance and the State of Missouri Department of Public Safety.

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