Two arrested in Mexico drug bust

Two people are facing numerous drug-related charges after law enforcement executed a search warrant February 7.

Police say on Friday night, the East Central Drug Task Force, the Mexico Public Safety Department, Highway Patrol, and the Audrain County Sheriff's Office served a search warrant in the 300 block of Maple Street.

As a result of the warrant, Robert Lecoque, 24, of Mexico and Laura Lee Jennings, 23, of Moberly were arrested. Both face charges of possession of prescription pills, possession of drug paraphernalia, and receiving stolen property.

Both had their bond set at $12,000.

The Sheriff is asking anyone who has information about illegal drug activity in the area to contact the East Central Drug task Force or Montgomery county Sheriff's Office.