Phelps County man charged with drug trafficking after officers find 2 pounds of methamphetamine

PHELPS COUNTY, Mo. - The Phelps County Sheriffs Department arrested Jason Kimmel, 38, after deputies assisted in a short- term narcotics investigation. 

As a result of the investigation, officers were able to obtain a search warrant in the 200 block of East Second Street in Newburg, deputies said. 

During the search, deputies found approximately 2 pounds of methamphetamine, they said. 

On Thursday, Kimmel was charged with drug trafficking in connection to the investigation. 

Kimmel is currently in the Phelps County Jail with a bond set at $250,000.

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