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Charleston couple arrested on drug charges

Oct 02, 2013 -- 3:30pm


A Charleston couple was scheduled for arraignment Wednesday after their arrest on drug charges in Mississippi County.  55-year-old Billy Joe Buttry and 46-year-old Lisa Lynn Thurman-Buttry were arrested by the Missouri State Highway Patrol on charges of manufacturing or attempting to manufacture marijuana in a residence with a child or within 2,000 feet of a school, possession of a controlled substance and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia - amphetamine/ methamphetamine.  Bond is set at $75,000 cash or surety for each, and they remain in custody in the Mississippi County Jail.

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