On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at 12:50 AM, deputies responded to 1206 Westview Drive for a weapons violation. We were receiving reports of a possible drive by shooting.
After arriving on scene, deputies located several shell casings and gathered enough information to determine where the incident originated. A search warrant was obtained. During the search of the residence, several items were seized, including a small grow operation with several plants of marijuana (approximately 50 plants), a handgun, and drug paraphernalia.
A total of three people were arrested and posted pre-set bonds for Felony manufacturing a controlled substance, resisting arrest, felony possession of a firearm by a felon, and felony discharging a firearm at a motor vehicle.
Authority: Sheriff John Wheeler
Cole County Office of Sheriff