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Two drug raids in Mt. Vernon lead to five arrests 

Two drug raids in Mt. Vernon lead to five arrests 

Pictured:  Roy Kimber, Tesha Howard, John Phillips, Lindsey Bradford, Brynt Long

Five people have been arrested after the Mt. Vernon Police/Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department High-Risk Team served two narcotics search warrants in Mt. Vernon on Wednesday.

Two were arrested after a quantity of methamphetamine, a large amount of illegal cannabis for distribution, drug paraphernalia, and a large amount of cash was recovered at a home at 232 Opdyke.  45-year-old Roy Kimber and 46-year-old Tesha Howard were arrested for possession of less than five grams of methamphetamine, possession of 500 to 2000 grams with intent to deliver, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police say three were arrested following the execution of a search warrant at 105 East Opdyke where a quantity of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were located.  56-year-old John Phillips, 34-year-old Lindsey Bradford, and 21-year-old Brynt Long were all arrested for possession of less than five grams of meth and drug paraphernalia.  Bradford was also arrested on a Jefferson County warrant on a petition to revoke his probation on a  previous possession of meth conviction.     Long also was arrested for alleged domestic battery as a result of a separate investigation.