High-Risk Team Warrant Leads to Drug-Related Arrests in Mt. Vernon

High-Risk Team Warrant Leads to Drug-Related Arrests in Mt. Vernon

Pictured (left-right): Darin Carpenter, Lamar Williams (JCSD)

MOUNT VERNON – A law enforcement operation Friday morning in Mt. Vernon resulted in the arrest of a 40-year-old man for alleged distribution of methamphetamine and cannabis.

According to the Mt. Vernon Police Department (MVPD), Lamar Williams was taken into custody after the MVPD/Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department (JCSD) High-Risk Team served a knock and announce search warrant at 609 South 22nd Street in Mt Vernon.

The search warrant was part of on-going narcotics investigations in the Mt. Vernon/Jefferson County area.

After the residence was secured, members of the MVPD/JCSD joint narcotics unit conducted a search of the residence resulting in the reported discovery of methamphetamine, cannabis, drug equipment and currency.

Williams was taken to the Jefferson County Jail on charges of Possession of between 15-100 grams of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliver, Possession of between 30-500 grams of Cannabis with Intent to Deliver and Possession of Drug Equipment.

In a second incident, 22-year-old Darin M. Carpenter was arrested on the felony charge of possession of under five grams of methamphetamine after investigators found evidence in his home at 49 Rolling Meadows in rural Mt. Vernon.

Carpenter was taken to the Jefferson County Justice Center and held with bond to be set by a judge.