Several large drug arrests were made over the weekend by Callaway County Sheriff's deputies.
At 12:46 p.m. Friday, a deputy patrolling the Holts Summit area stopped a vehicle driven by Louis Richmond, 37, of Jefferson City near the U.S. Highway 54 State Road AA/OO interchange in Holts Summit for a traffic violation. A vehicle passenger was identified as Danielle Scott, 31, also of Jefferson City.
Scott and Richmond were found to be in possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia. Scott also was found to be a wanted fugitive in Cole County for felony drug charges. Both were arrested.
Scott remains in custody at the Callaway County Jail for felony Delivery of a Controlled Substance (heroin) and the Cole County felony drug warrant. Scott is being held without bond, per the Cole County warrant.
Richmond was booked/processed for felony Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Richmond posted a court-set bond of $4,500 and was released pending court appearance.
At 2:07 a.m. Sunday, deputies were proactively patrolling rural Callaway County. During the proactive patrol, a deputy stopped a vehicle driven by Fabrina Amburn, 35, of Fulton, on State Road KK west of Fulton for a traffic violation. A vehicle passenger was identified as Herbert Hoehne, 46, of Columbia.
During the traffic stop investigation, Amburn and Hoehne were found to be in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia related to the sale of drugs. Furthermore, Amburn was found to be a wanted fugitive in Montgomery County for felony drug charges. Both were arrested.
Amburn remains in-custody at the Callaway County Jail for felony Possession of a Controlled Substance (meth), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and the Montgomery County felony drug warrant. Amburn is being held without bond pending a court bond setting.
Hoehne remains in custody at the Callaway County Jail for felony Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Hoehne is being held on a court-set bond of $5,000.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol assisted with the traffic stop investigation.
Both investigations are ongoing and further arrests and charges are possible.
The Callaway County Sheriff and his staff continue to work with other law enforcement agencies and community partners to curb criminal activity throughout the county. It is well-known drug abuse is the catalyst of many other crimes, such as burglary and stealing offenses in rural areas of the county. Citizens are reminded they can anonymously report criminal activity to Crimestopper's at 573-592-2474 or online at www.callawaysheriff.org.