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4 Gideon residents facing drug charges

May 12, 2014 -- 4:55pm

Gideon Police Department officials say four residents are facing a number of drug charges after a bust Saturday morning.  Chief Charles Youngblood says, around 5 o’clock, officers along with New Madrid Sheriff's deputies executed search warrants at a home in the 300 block of Main Street and one in the 200 block of Whiterow Avenue. Several items related to drug use were found in both homes. 24-year old Casey Ledbetter, 39-year old Michael Joe Ledbetter, 58-year old Cynthia Bland, and 28-year old Terry “TJ” McMahan were taken into custody. Bond for the Ledbetters was set at $40,000 each. Bond for Bland and McMahan was set at $25,000 each. The New Madrid County SWAT Team, SEMO Drug Task Force, Marston PD and Clarkton PD assisted in the investigation.

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