Mo. man found hiding under bed, arrested on drug charges

Mo. man found hiding under bed, arrested on drug charges
According to deputies, Owens was confirmed to have warrants out of Stoddard and New Madrid Counties.

DUNKLIN COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - Information from citizens led Dunklin County deputies to look into a home on Monday, Aug. 5.

According to deputies, they conducted a knock-and-talk at a home on CR 110.

Deputies said they were told there was drug traffic at the home.

Deputies asked for consent to search the home. During the search, they found a man, identified as James Dylan Owens, hiding under a bed in the bedroom.

According to deputies, Owens was confirmed to have warrants out of Stoddard and New Madrid Counties.

Owens was taken into custody and held on those warrants.

During the search, deputies said they found about 1.4 grams of methamphetamine along with substances identified as acetaminophen and hydrocodone, and miscellaneous smoking instruments.

Also taken into evidence was a Mossberg 12-gauge shotgun and ammunition.

Deputies said after a records check, the weapon was identified as being stolen out of Stoddard County.

Owens was taken into custody and will be transported to Stoddard County.

Additional arrests are expected.

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