Search Warrants lead to nine arrests.

On January 31, 2014, the Mountain Grove Police Department and the Wright County Sheriff’s Department served two search warrants resulting in 9 arrests. The first search warrant that was executed was located on West North Street, which resulted in 5 arrests. During the search, Officers located illegal narcotics that included K2 and methamphetamines. Those individuals arrested were:

Gregory Allen Washburn- Dist/Del/Manf/Produce Or Attempt To Or Possess W/Intent To Dist/Del/Manf/Produce A Controlled Substance
Possession Of Up To 35 Grams Of A Synthetic Cannabinoid Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Richard Allen Liles- Dist/Del/Manf/Produce Or Attempt To Or Possess W/Intent To D Possession Of Up To 35 Grams Of A Synthetic Cannabinoid
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Dist/Del/Manf/Produce A Controlled Substance

Erin Danielle Sanders- Dist/Del/Manf/Produce Or Attempt To Or Possess W/Intent To D Possession Of Up To 35 Grams Of A Synthetic Cannabinoid
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Dist/Del/Manf/Produce A Controlled Substance

Anthony W. Pearce- Dist/Del/Manf/Produce Or Attempt To Or Possess W/Intent To D Possession Of Up To 35 Grams Of A Synthetic Cannabinoid
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Dist/Del/Manf/Produce A Controlled Substance

Charges are pending on the fifth suspect that was arrested out of the residence.

During the investigation, information came about that a female was trying to sell prescription narcotics to one of the males that was arrested at the search warrant. The female was located and three bottles of prescription medication was taken from her. The female charged was:


Debra L. Worthen- Dist/Del/Manf/Produce Or Attempt To Or Possess W/Intent To Dist/Del/Manf/Produce A Controlled Substance

The second search warrant was executed on Owens Road, located north of Mountain Grove. This search resulted in 3 arrests, including a Parole absconder. A large amount of K2 was located inside the residence as well as other drug paraphernalia. The three arrested were:

Jeffrey Adam Mitchell- Dist/Del/Manf/Produce Or Attempt To Or Possess W/Intent To Dist/Del/Manf/Produce A Controlled Substance
Possession Of Up To 35 Grams Of A Synthetic Cannabinoid Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Stephanie Renee Henry- Dist/Del/Manf/Produce Or Attempt To Or Possess W/Intent To Dist/Del/Manf/Produce A Controlled Substance
Possession Of Up To 35 Grams Of A Synthetic Cannabinoid Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Aaron Michael Harris- Dist/Del/Manf/Produce Or Attempt To Or Possess W/Intent To Dist/Del/Manf/Produce A Controlled Substance
Possession Of Up To 35 Grams Of A Synthetic Cannabinoid Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Thirteen Officers executed the search warrants that started at 0130 hours early on Friday morning. It was a great effort between both departments who have been gathering information on the two locations for several months. Both locations had been dealing illegal narcotics for months.

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