UPDATE: Law enforcement officials say a raid in Russellville netted several guns and "a large amount of drugs."
Capt. John Wheeler, of the Cole County Sheriff's Dept., told KRCG 13 members of his department and the MUSTANG Drug Task Force served a search warrant around 6:30 p.m. at a house at the intersection of Marion and Minnie Streets. ATF agents took over the investigation and were still searching the house when KRCG 13 arrived on the scene. KRCG 13's news team saw officers searching the house and a shed nearby.
Wheeler declined to specify what types of guns or drugs were found or whether anyone had been taken into custody, saying only that officers were still following up leads.
Law enforcement officials were on the scene of a drug bust in Russellville Thursday night.
A large amount of drugs and guns were found in a house at Marion and Minnie Streets. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Cole County Sheriff and the MUSTANG Drug Task Force served the search warrant.
They are not saying if anyone was taken into custody.