BLOOMFIELD - After an ongoing investigation by the Stoddard County Sheriff's Department and the Semo Drug Task Force, two Puxico residents were arrested on drug related charges.
According to Stoddard County Sheriff Carl Hefner, a search warrant was executed at the residence of Dennis and Tina Hayden, 583 North Highway 51 in Puxico. Found at the residence were a variety of drugs consisting of methamphetamine, marijuana, illegal prescription drugs and an active methamphetamine lab.
Dennis J. Hayden and Tina L. Hayden were charged with the class A felonies of manufacturing methamphetamine and attempted manufacture of methamphetamine, class C felonies of possession of a precursor to the manufacture of methamphetamine and possession of a controlled substance and the class D felony of possession of drug paraphernalia.
Bond was set for each at $250,000 cash only and they remain in the Stoddard County Jail at this time.