SWAT raid puts three in jail

Authorities conducted a drug raid Thursday in Cole County in the 500-block of Empire Drive.

Three people were arrested after a drug raid Thursday in Cole County.

At about 8:30 a.m., the Cole County SWAT Team and the MSHP SWAT Team, with the assistance from the Missouri National Guard Counterdrug Task Force, served two search warrants in Cole County.

The first was served in the 5200-block of Veil of Tears.

Authorities found .5 oz. of methamphetamine, about $4,300 in cash, digital scales, plastic baggies, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Three people were arrested at the home and taken to the Cole County Jail.

The three could face charges of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possession misdemeanor marijuana. The Cole County Sheriff's Department said one of the three arrested had an active warrant.

The second warrant was served in the 500-block of Empire Drive.

Investigators found digital scales with methamphetamine residue and drug paraphernalia at the home.

The search warrants were the result of an on-going investigation by multiple agencies in Cole County.