Authorities in Moniteau County recently made two arrests in Tipton for drug trafficking.

On Thursday (April 4), the Moniteau County Sheriff's Office, working in conjunction with the Mid-Missouri Drug Task Force and the East Central Drug Task Force executed a narcotics search warrant at a residence on Saline Street in Tipton, MO.

Upon arrival, four people were detained at the residence. A search of the property reportedly revealed 105 grams of methamphetamine, digital scales, packaging materials and approximately 56 grams of marijuana.

All four subjects were taken to the Moniteau County Jail. Two subjects were later release, pending charges for Possession of Marijuana.

The other two suspects, 35-year old Randy E. Belt Jr., of Tipton, and 42-year old Aaron J. Madison, of Kansas City, are facing charges of 1st Degree Drug Trafficking (meth), Delivery of a Controlled Substance (meth) and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Belt and Madison each have a bond of $100,000.00.

The Moniteau County Sheriff says the investigation is ongoing and spanning multiple jurisdictions, with further arrests expected. The sheriff thanked the Tipton Police Department for assisting with the search.

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