MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - An East Prairie woman is behind bars for allegedly selling methamphetamine.
According to Mississippi County Sheriff Cory Hutcheson, the department got a tip that Jessica Groves, 29, was delivering meth to a home in East Prairie.
So, Sheriff Hutcheson and Sergeant Ryan Hill set up surveillance and watched Groves deliver the meth. Those drugs were later recovered.
Groves was arrested a short time later during a traffic stop.
During the investigation, Hutcheson said Sgt. Hill got information about Groves selling meth at a home less than a block from a public school.
Groves now faces charges of delivery of a controlled substance near a protected place.
She is in jail on $100,000 bond.