LCSO deputies arrest two, a male and female, on drug charges in Livingston County.
Livingston Cpunty Sheriff's Office deputies were busy over the weekend with a series of drug arrest. Deputy Nicholas Leadbetter and K-9 Zaki were summoned to assist the Chillicothe Police Department on the evening of March 1 on a vehicle stop. Zaki gave positive indication of drug odor and the Chillicothe Police Department seized alleged drug paraphernalia.
Later the same evening, Deputy Leadbetter and K-9 Zaki were also called to Carrollton to assist with an investigation on a vehicle stop. However, Zaki did not indicate the presence of drug odor.
Just after midnight March 2 a deputy stopped a vehicle on U.S. 36 for going 86 mph in a 65 mph zone. The driver did not have a valid license and subsequent check with Department of Revenue showed the driver had 11 prior convictions for driving while suspended/revoked. The deputy arrested Jordan L. Haslett, 27, Kansas City, for the alleged speeding and driving while revoked. Deputy Dustin Woelfle summoned Deputy Leadbetter and K-9 Zaki to the scene as they were returning from Carrollton as Deputy Woelfle had concerns of possible drugs in the vehicle Haslett, was driving. K-9 Zaki indicated the odor of drugs was present around a safe int h vehicle. Further investigation resulted in the seizure of scales with what appeared to be methamphetamine and marijuana residue and a safe from the vehicle. A search warrant was obtained for the safe which resulted in the seizure of a loaded Taurus .40 caliber handgun, 4 bags of suspected methamphetamine, two cigarettes which had been dipped and were wet with suspected PCP and a credit/debit card reader with bullet. The drugs were submitted to the Missouri State Highway Patrol Crime Lab for identification and weight. Additional charges are being sought on the driver for allegedly being a convicted felon in possession of firearm and the drug violations. Haslett was incarcerated in the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail and charged with the alleged felony weapon offense in Livingston County Associate Court with bond set at $15,000 cash.
On the afternoon of March 2, the LCSO began a drug investigation in the 10000 block of Liv 228. A search warrant was obtained for the residence and deputies seized several baggies of suspected methamphetamine, baggies with suspected methamphetamine residue, glass meth pipe(s), and additional suspected evidence. Deputies arrested Kelsey Mae Reeter, 25, Chillicothe, for the alleged drug violations. Reeter reportedly also turned over a baggie of suspected methamphetamine from her person. She was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail and has since been charged in Livingston County Associate Court with alleged felony possession of controlled substance and bond was set at $35,000.
Anyone with information on drug violations or other crimes is asked to call the LCSO at 660-646-0515, dispatch at 660-646-2121 or submit a tip through the website at www.livcoso.org.