“This is the largest single methamphetamine seizure we have had in Laclede County in recent history,” said Sheriff David Millsap.

LEBANON, Missouri- Law enforcement officers from Lake Area Narcotics Enforcement Team, Laclede County Sheriff’s Office, Lebanon Police Department and the Missouri Highway Patrol seized five pounds of crystal methamphetamine and more than $10,000 in cash from a business located at 20488 Eastgate Road in Laclede County.

A search warrant served Saturday afternoon (12/8/18), led to the seizure of eight handguns, and a quarter pound of marijuana in addition to the methamphetamine. The seizure led to the arrest of a Lebanon man, as well as a suspect from Springfield.

The estimated street value of the methamphetamine is $250,000. “This is the largest single methamphetamine seizure we have had in Laclede County in recent history,” said Sheriff David Millsap. Investigators are now in the process of working with federal authorities in this case.