Five arrested for meth at local campground

Donnie Perkins

Five people face charges of possession of a controlled substance and trafficking drugs after a warrant was served at a Boone County campground Thursday morning.

According to the Boone County Sheriff's Department, the warrant was served at a lot at Katfish Katy's campground in the 88-hundred block of Sarr Street. Deputies say a significant methamphetamine distribution operation was discovered.

Officers discovered almost one pound of methamphetamine, pagkaging material, and digital scales at the scene.

Arrested were 52-year-old Teresa A. Whittington of Columbia, 32-year-old Dorian R. Estes of Columbia, 35-year-old Curtis L. Russell of Columbia, 48-year-old Brian K. Parson of St. Joseph, and 48-year-old Donnie R. Perkins of Columbia.

Whittington and Estes were charged with trafficking drugs; the others were charged with possession of a controlled substance.