Mount Vernon police bust drug house - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Mount Vernon police bust drug house

Posted: Updated:
  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • Carmi woman believed to be found dead rescued from mud

    Carmi woman believed to be found dead rescued from mud

    Sunday, August 31 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-08-31 22:53:04 GMT
    A woman, believed to have been found dead, was rescued after being stuck and covered in mud for 24 hours in Carmi, Illinois.
    A woman, believed to have been found dead, was rescued after being stuck and covered in mud for 24 hours in Carmi, Illinois.
  • Missouri seeks to get more local food into schools

    Missouri seeks to get more local food into schools

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:57 AM EDT2014-09-02 12:57:27 GMT
    Missouri is offering grants to help get more locally produced food into school meals and snacks.
    Missouri is offering grants to help get more locally produced food into school meals and snacks.
  • Centene to bring new claims center to Ferguson

    Centene to bring new claims center to Ferguson

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:55 AM EDT2014-09-02 12:55:43 GMT
    Centene Corp. plans to build a claims processing center in Ferguson, the site of protests in the three weeks since the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
    Centene Corp. plans to build a claims processing center in Ferguson, the site of protests in the three weeks since the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

By Jeff Cunningham - bio | email

MT VERNON, IL (KFVS) - They ran, but they didn't get far.  Police and narcotics officers say they stormed a house for selling drugs but not before three people ran out the back door.

Investigators say an ongoing investigation led them to believe drugs were being sold out of a house at 20885 North Jacob Lane in rural Jefferson County.

A search warrant was issued and police and members or the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department converged on the home early Tuesday morning.

After catching the three people who ran out the back of the house, officers say they found crack cocaine, cannabis, packaging materials and a security system used to watch police arriving.

Investigators say 37-year-old Terry Phelps, 43-year-old Ramona Huntman and 28-year-old Eric Daniels were all arrested and charged with various drug related charges. 

Copyright 2010 KFVS. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

310 Broadway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

FCC Public File
publicfile@kfvs12.com
573-335-1212
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KFVS12. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.