• Mt. Vernon warrant sweep nets two arrests

    by  • November 7, 2013 • News

    The Mount Vernon – Jefferson County Narcotics Division with the assistance of the joint MVPD – JCSO High Risk Team, executed a search warrant Tuesday at 2415 Casey Street in Mount Vernon, after investigations by the narcotics division revealed information that cannabis was being sold from a residence.

    Four people were taken into temporary custody following the execution of the search warrant, with two later released.

    A search of the residence by narcotics division detectives revealed quantities of cannabis, drug equipment, U.S. currency and prescription pills.

    Robert R. Coulson, 31, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to deliver over 30 grams of cannabis and possession of drug equipment.

    Also arrested was resident 27-year-old John R. Henry, who was charged with possession of prescription pills with intent to deliver and possession of cannabis.

    Both were transported to the Jefferson County jail.