Newton County Deputies Make Drug Bust



A tip to the Newton County Sheriff's Department led to a big drug bust. Deputies served a search warrant at 3369 Greenwood in southwest Joplin around 5:30 yesterday evening. Police confiscated a large amount of meth, marijuana, and other drug paraphernalia. 51-year-old Shawn Moore, 50-year-old Zeiki Stewart, 57-year-old Ricky Russell, 47-year-old Elizabeth Patton, 31-year-old Amanda Consolver, and 52-year-old Robin Baldwin were taken into custody for possession of the drugs and police believe they were also selling. Sheriff Ken Copeland tells News Talk KZRG Moore tried to get away while the arrests were being made.