5 arrested on drug charges in Dexter

David A. Burnett (Source: Stoddard County Sheriff's Office)
David A. Burnett (Source: Stoddard County Sheriff's Office)
Marc Cox (Source: Stoddard County Sheriff's Office)
Marc Cox (Source: Stoddard County Sheriff's Office)
Bradley D. Jackson (Source: Stoddard County Sheriff's Office)
Bradley D. Jackson (Source: Stoddard County Sheriff's Office)
Chasity K. Jackson (Source: Stoddard County Sheriff's Office)
Chasity K. Jackson (Source: Stoddard County Sheriff's Office)
Darren White (Source: Stoddard County Sheriff's Office)
Darren White (Source: Stoddard County Sheriff's Office)

DEXTER, MO (KFVS) - According to Sheriff Carl Hefner, five people were arrested Wednesday on drug charges in Stoddard County.

Mark Cox, 41, of Dexter was charged with the Class A Felony of possession of a controlled substance, prior drug offender.

Bradley D. Jackson, 39 of Dexter was charged with the class A felony of possession of a controlled substance, dangerous offender.

David A. Burnett, 48, of Dexter was charged with the class A felony of possession of a controlled substance, prior drug offender.

Darren White, 40, of Dexter was charged with the class A felony of possession of a controlled substance, prior drug offender.

Chasity K. Jackson, 35, of Dexter was charged with the class A felony of possession of a controlled substance, felony prior drug offender.

After an extended ongoing investigation into illegal drug activity, law enforcement says a search warrant was applied for and received by the sheriff's department.

The warrant was executed in Dexter.  Deputies say they arrested five people and confiscated around three grams of meth along with needles, scales, and other smoking devices.

Deputies say when they entered the home, the suspects were sitting at a table cutting the meth up in individual portions.

According to the sheriff's office, various drug paraphernalia was also sitting on the table.

All were taken to the Stoddard County Jail on a $75,000.00 cash only bond each.

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