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Kennett officer arrested for illegal drug possession

Dec 16, 2013 -- 6:07pm

A Kennett police officer was arrested Saturday on charges of possession of a controlled substance after earlier allegedly purchasing prescription drugs illegally.  The charges stem from an investigation by the Kennett Police Department, Missouri State Highway Patrol, the Dunklin County Sheriff's Department, the FBI, and BATF.  The probable cause statement shows a confidential source for the Highway Patrol sold Crawford 20 hydrocodone pills at the Casey’s General Store parking lot.  Jeremy Crawford is charged with two counts of Class C felony possession of a controlled substance. His bond is set at $45,000, and he is set to appear in Dunklin County Court on Dec. 17th.  Class C felonies carry a maximum punishment of seven years in prison and a fine of up to $5,000.


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