Monticello Man Arrested on Drug & Different Fees in Somerset – Z93 Nation


Sheriff Bobby Jones studies on Tuesday, April ninth, 2024, A Monticello man was in custody following a visitors cease.

The incident started when Detectives with the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Workplace Narcotics Division noticed a Lincoln passenger automotive commit a visitors violation close to the intersection of Griffin Avenue and Eckstein Avenue. Detective Tan Hudson carried out a visitors cease of the automobile, which was occupied by two male topics.

In the course of the cease, Detective Hudson found Jerrod Mikel, age 38, of Monticello, a passenger within the automobile, had an impressive warrant for his arrest. Whereas checking the warrant info, Detective Trent Massey arrived on scene and deployed his Okay-9, Leo to conduct a free air sniff of the automobile. Following the stroll round of the automobile, Detective Massey acknowledged Okay-9 Leo alerted on the automobile, indicating the presence of unlawful narcotics.

Detectives started a search of the automobile and situated a again pack within the passenger facet flooring. Within the again pack, Detectives situated methamphetamine (roughly 14.9 grams), heroin (roughly 1.6 grams), marijuana (roughly 10.7 grams), a syringe, and ammunition for a 9MM. Within the again flooring Detectives situated a 9MM handgun with the identical ammunition situated within the again pack.

Detectives researched Mikel’s prison historical past and found he had prior drug trafficking convictions, Mikel additionally had felony convictions, which prohibited him from possessing a firearm.

As soon as the search was full Jerrod Mikel was arrested and charged with the next:

  • Trafficking in managed substance 1st diploma 2nd offense >or= 2GMS Methamphetamine (Enhancement)
  • Trafficking in managed substance 2nd offense or > offense (Heroin) (Enhancement)
  • Trafficking in marijuana lower than 8OZ 2nd > offense (Enhancement)
  • Possession of handgun by convicted felon
  • Drug Paraphernalia – Purchase/Possess(Enhancement)

The case stays below investigations by Detective Tan Hudson. The Narcotics Division was assisted on the scene by Chief Deputy Todd Wilson.

Sheriff Bobby Jones asks when you have any details about drug exercise or any crime to contact our tip line at 606-679-8477. You may as well depart a tip on our webpage at You may stay nameless by texting PCSOTIP to 847411, or by utilizing our cell app on each Google Play and the App Retailer.


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