Two Smithton residents were arrested Monday morning after the Pettis County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Sedalia Police Department with a search warrant.
According to a SPD STING Unit news release, at 11:06 a.m., SPD detectives and officers, assisted by Pettis County deputies, arrived at a residence in the 27000 block of state Route W in Smithton to execute a no-knock, drug-related search warrant.
Upon arrival, officers made simultaneous entry into a residence and a detached garage on the property. Officers located two adults and an infant. Both adults were detained without incident.
A Sedalia Police Department K9 Unit performed a sweep of the residence and the K9 alerted to the presence of narcotic odor throughout the home.
During a search of the property, officers located methamphetamine, drug packaging materials/supplies, drug paraphernalia, cash and several firearms. Investigation revealed the two adults in the home were allegedly involved with methamphetamine distribution in the Sedalia/Pettis County area.
A further search of the premises also uncovered a stolen motorcycle and a stolen truck. Both vehicles were reported stolen from Sedalia within the past few months. The motorcycle has been returned to its owner.
Both adults at the home were arrested for various charges and transported to the Pettis County Jail. The infant was released to a family member.
Matthew David Cook, 38, and Cassandra Leigh Mundy, 29, both of the residence, have both been charged with second degree trafficking of meth, two counts of receiving stolen property and second degree endangering the welfare of a child.
Both Cook and Mundy are at the Pettis County Jail on a $250,000 bond, cash or surety. An arraignment for both took place Wednesday morning.
According to the release, both subjects are out on bond from a drug search warrant in 2014. Prosecutors are in the process of revoking their bond from that search warrant.