Federal Drug Investigation in NE Missouri Yields 5 Arrests
Two Vandalia men are among five men facing federal drug charges following an investigation in Audrain County.
Indicted are Cody McDonald and William Laird of Vandalia, along with John Harrison of Annada, Travis McDonald of Montgomery City and Russell Gay of Columbia.
Charges include money laundering, conspiracy to distribute cocaine and meth and conspiracy to grow marijuana. Twelve law enforcement agencies were part of the investigation.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office is handling the prosecutions.