Four arrested on drug-related charges


Democrat Staff



Randy Wade


Ronald Berry


Sonya Jones


John Jones


Four people were arrested Monday afternoon on drug-related charges after a search warrant was served.

According to a Sedalia Police Department STING Unit news release, at 4:22 p.m., SPD Drug Enforcement Unit and Criminal Investigations Bureau detectives and SPD patrol officers served a no-knock, drug-related search warrant at a residence in the 300 block of South Engineer Avenue.

Once inside, officers made contact with several adults and a 2-year-old child. All adult subjects were all taken into custody without incident.

A search of the residence revealed a “large quantity” of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, controlled prescription pills, a .40 caliber handgun and additional evidence indicating methamphetamine and marijuana distribution.

Four people were arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail where they were placed on 24-hour holds pending the filing of formal charges. Formal charges for each subject were not available at press time.

Sonya M. Jones, 41, was arrested on charges of first degree drug trafficking (methamphetamine), two counts of distribution of a controlled substance within 2,000 feet of a school, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, first degree endangering the welfare of a child and possession of drug paraphernalia.

John P. Jones, 44, was arrested on charges of first degree drug trafficking (methamphetamine), two counts of distribution of a controlled substance within 2,000 feet of a school, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, first degree endangering the welfare of a child and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Ronald N. Berry, 60, was arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute (methamphetamine), unlawful use of a weapon and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Randy L. Wade, 43, was arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Randy Wade
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Ronald Berry
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Sonya Jones
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John Jones
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