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Deputies, assisted by the Fulton Police Department and MUSTANG executes narcotics search warrant, arrest Fulton man for Delivery of a Methamphetamine

Date:  September 5, 2018

DEPUTIES EXECUTE DRUG SEARCH WARRANT – ARREST FULTON MAN FOR DELIVERY OF METH

Arrested person information:

Joshua Byrd, 29, of Fulton

Narrative: 

On September 5, 2018 at 5:45 AM, the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office executed a Callaway County drug search warrant at a residence in the 200 block of St. Francis Street in Fulton.  The warrant had been obtained as the result of a drug investigation conducted by the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office.

The Fulton Police Department – Special Response Unit (SRU) and the MUSTANG drug task force assisted with the subsequent search warrant execution.

During the search warrant execution; methamphetamine, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia were located.

Deputies subsequently arrested Joshua Byrd, 29, of Fulton for FELONY Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Meth), FELONY Maintaining a Public Nuisance, Unlawful Use of Drug Paraphernalia – Prior Offender, and Possession of Marijuana.

Byrd is being held in the Callaway County Jail on the aforementioned probable cause offenses awaiting a judge bond setting.

Of reference, deputies previously executed a drug search warrant at the same residence on June 19, 2018, resulting in Byrd then being arrested for felony drug charges.  Byrd was later released from jail after posting a bond set by the Court.

Public information as to past criminal cases involving Byrd may be accessed using the state court’s public access point – www.courts.mo.gov/casenet.

*** 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 that 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. ***

** All suspects are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law **