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Scott County nabs three Saint Louis people for heroin distribution

Oct 08, 2012 -- 11:16am


Three Saint Louis people are in a local jail for allegedly distributing heroin.  According to Scott County sheriff Rick Walter, the trio was arrested Friday night after an undercover drug sting.  28-year-old Thomas Wheeler, 31-year-old Ginny Wattler, and 32-year-old Scott McGuire are all charged with one felony count of distribution of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia.  Scott County received a tip that Heroin was being transported between Saint Louis and Sikeston.  Detectives arranged a purchase of 600-dollars worth Friday night near Sikeston High School.  After the sale, the three suspects were taken into custody.  They are in Scott County Jail on 75-thousand-dollars cash only bond.

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