Undercover Investigation Leads To Arrests

News Release



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February 14, 2005



EMPHASIS: Arrests for Distribution of a Controlled Substance





Captain Ronald K. Replogle, Director of the Division of Drug and Crime Control (DDCC), announces as a result of a one-year joint undercover narcotics investigation, the Mustang Drug Task Force, the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Jefferson City Police Department, and the Cole County Sheriff’s Department have arrested 14 subjects for Distribution of a Controlled Substance, Marijuana, Cocaine, Crack Cocaine, Oxycontin and Fentenol.



A total of 26 subjects have been named in this investigation and more arrests are expected in the future. Those arrested during this investigation are:



Stephen Brown Jr., age 26, of Jefferson City, Missouri

Brenda Colwell, age 47, of Jefferson City, Missouri

Christopher Colwell, age 19, of Kansas City, Missouri

Allen L. Covington, age 23, of Jefferson City, Missouri

Franklin Gilmore, age 29, of Columbia, Missouri

Antonio Jones, age 31, of Jefferson City, Missouri

Felix Key, age 38, of Jefferson City, Missouri

Larry J. Peoples, age 38, Jefferson City, Missouri

Tabari Presberry, age 21, Jefferson City, Missouri

Arlette Reid, age 43, Jefferson City, Missouri

Charles A. Roark, age 26, Jefferson City, Missouri

Shawn L. Scott, age 22, Jefferson City, Missouri

Robert E. Smith, age 31, Jefferson City, Missouri

Justin D. Sullens, age 33, Jefferson City, Missouri



The above charges are mere accusations and are not evidence of guilt. Evidence in support of the charges must be presented before a court of competent jurisdiction whose duty is to determine guilt or innocence.