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      Man behind bars after Sedalia drug bust

      One man is behind bars facing multiple charges after a drug bust in Sedalia early Saturday morning.

      Officers and detectives with the Sedalia Police Department along with a Pettis County Sheriff's Deputy arrived at 310 E. Saline Street around 5:15 a.m.

      Inside the home they found methamphetamine, marijuana, schedule two and three controlled prescription medications, drug paraphernalia and drug packaging supplies. They also found $1,380 in cash, which they believe to be profit from drug sales.

      Investigation revealed that the resident of the home, Jack Kaufman Jr., was involved in the sale of the drugs.

      Authorities also found five guns inside the residence.

      Kaufman was arrested for:


      Distribution of methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a park


      Distribution of schedule two and three controlled prescription medications


      Distribution of marijuana


      Possession of methamphetamine


      Possession of schedule two and three controlled prescription medications


      Possession of marijuana


      Possession of drug paraphernalia


      Schedule two controlled prescription medications in improper container


      Kaufman is being held in Pettis County jail on $100,000 bond.

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