BLOOMFIELD -- A half dozen Stoddard County residents were arrested on drug charges.
According to a news release from the the Stoddard County Sheriff's Department, Tyler Robert Hardin, 19, of Dexter was arrested Friday on a warrant for the distribution of a controlled substance.
As of press time, Hardin remained in the Stoddard County Jail with a cash bond of $150,000.
Shonitie Kaye McBroom, 33, of Essex was arrested 12:30 a.m. Saturday for possession of marijuana and was released at 7:50 a.m. Saturday after posting a $605 bond.
A Dexter man was also arrested Friday by the Missouri State Highway Patrol for possession of marijuana but the name is being withheld pending the filing of formal charges.
According to a news advisory from the Dexter Police Department, on Friday Misty Dawn Queen, 20, and Gary Wayne Queen, 21, of Dexter were arrested at their Dexter home for possession of 35 grams or less of marijuana and endangering the welfare of a child.
Also arrested Friday at the home was Brian Lee Bradley, 19, of Gideon for possession of 35 grams or less of marijuana, use or possession of drug paraphernalia, minor in possession of liquor and endangering the welfare of a child.
As of press time, the Queens remained in the Dexter Jail with a $600 bond on each of them.
Bradley also remained in the Dexter Jail as of press time with a $925 bond.