Sikeston man, woman arrested for drug charges

BENTON, MISSOURI – Scott County Sheriff Wes Drury reports a Sikeston man and woman arrested for Drug Charges.

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Tiron S. Mitchell, 44, has been charged with the Class A Felony of Trafficking Drugs 1st Degree, the Class D Felony of Possession of a Controlled Substance (x3), and the Class A Misdemeanor of Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Jennifer J. Hartzog (featured image), 43, has been charged with the Class D Felony of Possession of a Controlled Substance (x2), the Class D Felony of Possession of a Controlled Substance at a County Jail, and other Misdemeanor drug charges.

Sheriff Drury states that on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 deputies, executed a search warrant in Miner, Missouri in a room at a local motel. Mitchell and Hartzog were located in the room. Located in the room were two plastic baggies with a rock like substance, a white powdery substance, and a green leafy substance. In the bathroom a prescription pill bottle was located which contained 34 prescription tablets.

The two bags of rock like substance weighed a total of approximately 5.1 ounces and field tested positive for methamphetamine. The powdery substance weighed approximately .5 grams and field tested positive for cocaine. The green, leafy substance field weighed approximately .5 grams and tested positive for marijuana. The prescription pills were identified as alprazolam.

Mitchell and Hartzog were transported to the Scott County Jail pending formal charges.

At the jail, Hartzog was searched and two plastic baggies were located on her person and contained prescription pills. The pills were identified as controlled substances.

Mitchell remains in custody at the Scott County Jail. Bond was set by the court at $50,000 cash Hartzog remains in custody with a bond set at $5,000 cash or surety.

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