Wednesday afternoon Missouri State Patrol made a drug bust on I-29 in Andrew County. The traffic stop revealed 47 pounds of marijuana and two handguns. The driver, 22 year old Elias Ramirez-Aguilar of Wenatchee, Washington, and passengers 21 year old Guillermo Cortez-Guzman of Fellsmere, Florida; Rosario Perez-Rodriguez and Beatriz Luna-Serato, both of Wenatchee, Washington, were arrested for possession of a controlled substance, delivery of a controlled substance, and unlawful use of a weapon. All were taken to the Andrew County Jail in Savannah.
Thursday afternoon Missouri State Patrol arrested 29 year old Joseph Fartantonio of North Hollywood, California after a traffic stop along I-29 in Andrew County. Troopers found Fartantonio in possession of 20 pounds of marijuana after a search of his vehicle. He was taken to the Andrew County Jail in Savannah.