A Sedalia man was arrested Sunday on drug-related charges after a search warrant was served at his residence for the third time in three years.
According to a Sedalia Police Department STING Unit release, at 11:30 p.m., detectives with the Drug Enforcement Unit and the Criminal Investigations Bureau, along with patrol officers and a K9 Unit, executed a knock-and-announce drug-related search warrant at a residence in the 1800 block of South Montgomery Avenue.
Officers received no answer to repeated knocks at the door, and the door was then forced open. Once inside, officers located and detained two adult subjects without incident.
The K9 alerted to the presence of illegal drug contraband in the residence, and a search of the residence revealed methamphetamine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and a prohibited style of weapon.
According to the release, this was the third time in three years SPD has served a drug-related search warrant at this residence. Based upon this and other information, the residence is considered a public nuisance drug house, and the owner of the residence was charged for the felony violation of maintaining and keeping such a property.
Douglas W. Bradley, 52, of the residence, has been charged with possession of a controlled substance, keeping or maintaining a public nuisance, unlawful possession, transport, manufacture, repair or sale of an illegal weapon, possession of up to 35 grams of marijuana and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.
He is housed at the Pettis County Jail on a $110,000 bond, cash or surety. An arraignment took place at 11 a.m. Tuesday. A hearing has been scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Aug. 11.