Sedalia woman arrested for selling meth in a school zone

Two people are facing numerous drug charges after law enforcement raided their home in Sedalia and found significant quantities of methamphetamine and other drugs inside.

According to the Sedalia Police Departmentâ??s S.T.I.N.G. Unit, officers from the Sedalia Police Department, the Pettis County Sheriffâ??s Department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol executed a search warrant at 916 South Kentucky Avenue.

The raid happened around 9 p.m. Saturday evening. During their search of the home, law enforcement found a large quantity of methamphetamine, marijuana, prescription pills, and drug paraphernalia.

Police arrested the occupants of the home, Paula M. Allen, 40, of Sedalia, and Ernest L. Motley, 45, of Sedalia.

Law enforcement also found evidence that Allen was allegedly selling methamphetamine and marijuana from the home.

The home on South Kentucky Avenue is within 2,000 feet of Smith Cotton High School.

Allen faces charges including first-degree drug trafficking, distribution of methamphetamine within 2,000 feet of a school, distribution of marijuana within 2,000 feet of a school, five felony counts of possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Motley is facing two counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia.