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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Two persons under arrest

Friday, October 19, 2001

CARUTHERSVILLE - A stash of drugs and drug paraphernalia discovered at a Pemiscot County residence has led to the arrest of two persons.

At about 1:30 a.m. Thursday, members of the Pemiscot County Sheriff's Department, Bootheel Drug Task Force and Missouri State Highway Patrol conducted a search of a residence near Cottonwood Point, south of Caruthersville. Officers discovered chemicals used in the manufacture of methamphetamine, along with a quantity of methamphetamine, cocaine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

James C. Baker III, 28, and Adrain Crain, 45, the residents of the house, were arrested. They are charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of methamphetamine precursors.

The men are being held in the Pemiscot County jail in lieu of $100,000 each. They are scheduled to return to court at 10 a.m. Oct. 29.