BENTON -- A Sikeston man was recently arrested following a drug investigation by deputies of the Scott County Sheriff's Department.
According to a Friday news release from Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter, Billy W. Jones, 46, of 842 Linn St., was arrested on a warrant for distributing a controlled substance. Jones had sold methamphetamine to an undercover officer in Sikeston earlier this year.
As of press time, Jones remained in the Scott County Jail under a $75,000 bond.
In the news release, Walter also noted that there is another pending charge from a separate sale of methamphetamine, which occured to the same officer in Miner. At the time of both sales, Jones was out of jail on a personal recognizance bond for other criminal charges.