The South Central Drug Task Force, Phelps County Sheriff's Department, and the Rolla Police Department concluded a short term narcotics investigation in Phelps County on Tuesday. Officers obtained and executed a search warrant in the 14000 block of Dillon Outer Road in St. James, Missouri.
During the search warrant, officers seized suspected methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin, benzodiazepines and oxycodone, according to the PCSD on Thursday. Drug paraphernalia, cash and a firearm were also confiscated.
As a result of the investigation, Michael R. Trumbo ,42, and Krystal D. Edmonds, 34, both of St. James, were arrested in connection with the items seized. Warrants were later issued for both Trumbo and Edmonds.
Trumbo was charged with five counts of Delivery of Controlled Substance (Felony C RSMo: 579.020) and unlawful possession of a firearm (Felony D RSMo: 571.070). Trumbo's bond was set at $500,000.
Edmonds was charged with four counts of Delivery of Controlled Substance (Felony C RSMo: 579.020) and Tampering with Evidence (Felony E RSMo: 575.100). Edmonds' bond was set $250,000.00. Trumbo and Edmonds remain incarcerated.
The charges for which Trumbo and Edmonds were arrested are merely accusations and are not evidence of guilt. Evidence in support of the charges must be presented before a court of competent jurisdiction whose duty is to determine guilt or innocence.