Joplin drug deal turned into robbery


Two people are arrested in Joplin for a drug deal turned into a robbery.

Andrew Perdew and Micah Moore were arrested for robbery with a handgun and delivery of controlled substance. They are currently being held at the Joplin City Jail.

The incident occurred on south Brownell Friday night. Our Joplin News First team was there when police told him two people went into the residence of Perdew and Moore to buy drugs.

That’s when police say the drug deal quickly went south and turned into a robbery.It’s reported that Perdew and Moore were in possession of a handgun and robbed the people. The handgun, marijuana, pills, and paraphernalia were all seized.

We will keep you updated as this story develops.

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