Suspects charged in weekend drug bust

Formal charges have been filed against seven northeast Missouri residents in connection with a weekend drug bust in Lancaster, Missouri.

On Friday, October 4, Lancaster Police executed a search warrant at a home on Brown Street in Lancaster.

During the search, officers seized a large quantity of drug related evidence, including meth, marijuana, cash, and two firearms.

Also seized from the home was a notebook ledger that detailed payment records from alleged drug customers and a price sheet listing the retail prices for drugs and other paraphernalia.

Gary L. Thomas, 37, Anthony Gallup, 23, Travis M. McClure, 28, Amanda Louise Burch, 25, Vernon Lee Bone, 54, Amanda L. White, 34, and Benjamin David Godby, 24, all face a variety of charges, the most serious being distributing controlled substance near public housing or governmental assisted living, a Class "A" Felony.

The home on Brown Street is owned by Bone and sits within one thousand feet of Government Housing.

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