Two arrested in narcotics investigation

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Two Joplin residents have been arrested following a narcotics investigation on Shoal Cliff Drive.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that Jayme Richardson, 43, and Tieraney Anderson, 24, were both charged with manufacturing of a controlled substance.

Authorities executed a search warrant at their home on December 27 and discovered about 190 marijuana plants, 10 firearms and several pounds of processed marijuana.

Richardson and Anderson were taken to the Newton County Jail and a juvenile that was in the home was taken to a family member.

The home is located on Shoal Cliff Drive just a 1/2 mile South of Mercy.  

Richardson was also charged with unlawful use of a weapon and endangering the welfare of a child. 

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