NEW MADRID - Two Morehouse residents are to be arraigned today on drug charges.
Officers with the SEMO Drug Task Force, the New Madrid County Sheriff's Department and Morehouse Police Department served search warrant at a Morehouse residence on Tuesday night.
Taken into custody were Roy Lee Hoskins, 44, on a charge of unlawful use of drug paraphernalia and Linda Gillean, 53, who is charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance. They are being held in the New Madrid County Jail with bond set for Hoskins at $2,500 while Gillean's bond is set at $10,000 along with an outstanding Scott County bond of $300,000.
According to a spokesman with the Drug Task Force a small quantity of drugs was recovered at the residence. He indicated the arrests are part of an ongoing investigation in Scott County.