CARUTHERSVILLE - Four persons are in jail on drug charges after a house was searched in Pemiscot County.
On Monday agents with the Bootheel Drug Task Force, assisted by agents from the SEMO Drug Task Force and Pemiscot County Sheriff's deputies, served a search warrant at a house on County Highway 553 in the Cottonwood Point community.
During the search officers found methamphetamine, several ingredients used in the manufacture of methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
A 26-year-old Cottonwood Point man, a 24-year woman from Cottonwood Point, a 34-year-old Bragg City man and a 24-year-old Kennett woman were taken into custody. The four are being held on charges of possession of methamphetamine and attempt to manufacture methamphetamine.
Officials are withholding the names of the four until formal charge are filed by Pemiscot County Prosecutor Mike Hazel.