Deputies and C.O.M.E.T. DTF find meth and weapon while searching residence.

On Monday, January 10, 2010 the Lawrence County 
Sheriff's Office along with the C.O.M.E.T drug task force conducted a 
search warrant at 300 Division, Stotts City, MO.

The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office received and responded 
on an anonymous tip of illegal narcotic activity and of a wanted 
person residing at Stotts City location. Items found as of the result 
of the search warrant were methamphetamine, prescription medication, 
and drug paraphernalia. Two subjects were arrested. One of those 
subjects resisted arrest and was found to have a concealed weapon on 
his person. The other subject, Tracey Carey, was found to have an 
active arrest warrant. Both subjects were taken into custody and 
transported to the Lawrence County jail pending formal charges. Two 
juveniles were found at the residence and both were referred to the 
Department of Family Services and later released to a family member.

Investigation continues into others that may be involved.

The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office has a toll free number of 
1-888-635-8477(TIPS) through the Barry-Lawrence Crimestoppers or 
through email at www.lawrencecosheriff.com.  All callers can remain 

Crime Tip HOTline 888-635-8477