BLOOMFIELD - As part of an ongoing investigation, members of the Stoddard County Sheriff's Department, SEMO Drug Task Force and Dexter Police Department have arrested two individuals in connection with an indoor marijuana growing operation located inside the couple's mobile home at 112 Condor Drive.
Arrested were Dawn Marie Grimm and Jason Allen Halverson, both 30. They have each been charged with manufacturing marijuana. Grimm's bond has been set at $50,000 cash only and Halverson's bond at $75,000 cash only. Both remain in the Stoddard County Jail and their 5-year-old son was taken into protective custody by Stoddard County Juvenile Services.
Also arrested was the couple's next door neighbor, 42-year-old Michael Wayne McCollough of 111 Condor Drive. He was arrested on four outstanding Stoddard County Warrants for manufacture of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of pseudo ephedrine with intent to manufacture methamphetamine and two warrants for misdemeanor possession of marijuana.
He is currently being held in the Stoddard county Jail on a total bond of $73,000 cash only.
The investigation is ongoing and more arrests are expected.