Drug enforcement team seizes meth, arrests four in raids


A long-term investigation results in several arrests in Jasper and Barton counties.

Ozarks Drug Enforcement Team Detectives, Jasper County SWAT, and the Lamar Police Department served a search warrant in Lamar on Wednesday. The warrant issued at 1705 Cherry Street was the result of a long-term investigation conducted by ODET.

Audra Joyce, 48, was arrested for drug trafficking, unlawful use of a firearm, and property damage. Detectives also seized 159 grams of suspected meth from the home.

Joyce was transported to the Barton County Jail. A male suspect was also taken into custody on a warrant. 

Detectives, Jasper County SWAT, and Carthage Police served a search warrant at 313 Orchard Street in Carthage as well. Detectives seized about 15 grams of suspected meth from the home.

Timothy Campbell, 39, and Lindsey Nicole Lee, 44, were taken into custody for possession of a controlled substance. Both subjects were taken to the Jasper County Jail.

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