Update: June 10 4:30 p.m.-On Tuesday, seven people were arrested on indictments for their alleged participation in a methamphetamine conspiracy beginning as early as 2009 and continuing until 2013, in Knox and Adair Counties. They are expected to appear in federal court this week.
Jonathan R. Prebe, 33, Jessica A. Rudd, 28, and Jerry E. Davis, 43, all of Edina, Mo., were indicted on one felony count each of conspiracy to possess pseudoephedrine for the manufacture methamphetamine and possession of pseudoephedrine for the manufacture of methamphetamine.
Billy J. Reardon, 33, Quincy, Ill., Sarah S. Baker, 51, Brashear, Mo., Ashley N. Reardon, 26, Quincy, Ill., and Angel Ryan, 32, Woodstock, Ill., were each indicted on one felony count of possession of pseudoephedrine for the manufacture of methamphetamine.
If convicted, each count of the indictment carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and/or fines up to $250,000. In determining the actual sentences, a judge is required to consider the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines, which provide recommended sentencing ranges.
Agencies that assisted in Tuesday's arrests include the Adair County Sheriff's Office, the Knox County Sheriff's Office, the Edina Police Department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol. (Information provided by the United States Attorney's Office Eastern District of Missouri)----------------------------------------------Federal marshals, with the help of various local law enforcement agencies, have arrested five northeast Missouri residents.
The suspects were taken into custody Tuesday at homes in Kirksville, Edina and Hurdland.
The Adair County Sheriff's Office said the five were wanted on federal arrest warrants for drug-related violations.
The suspects are Angel Ryan, 32, formerly from Brashear, along with Billy Reardon, 33, Jessica Rudd, 28, Sarah Baker, 51, and Jonathan Prebe, 33.
The sheriff's office says Angel Ryan was wanted for attempt to possess ephedrine and conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine.
Officials weren't able to tell us the specific charges against the other four suspects, other than to say they were arrested on drug-related charges.
The U.S. Attorney's Office in St. Louis told KTVO that two more arrests are expected to be made in the case.
Agencies that assisted in Tuesday's arrests include the Adair County Sheriff's Office, the Knox County Sheriff's Office, the Edina Police Department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol.Additional booking photos were not available at the time of publishing.