MCDONALD Co., Mo. — In a collaborative effort by the McDonald County Sheriff’s Office, Anderson Police Department, and members of the Ozarks Drug Enforcement Team, 27 traffic stops, 5 arrests, and multiple drugs were seized all last Friday.
Last Friday evening, local authorities conducted a directed patrol around the Lanagan and Anderson area in the evening time hours. This was a collaborate effort to utilize many different resources including drug task force, K-9 units and reserves.
The results and findings of this patrol were:
- 27 traffic stops resulting in 5 arrests
- 12 grams of methamphetamine
- 40 grams of illegal marijuana
- Prescription pills
- 3 firearms
Of the 3 firearms, 2 were taken off of convicted felons, and the other one was stolen out of Washington County, Arkansas.