Four Drug Arrests in Hannibal
Bentley & Hatfield-Sinclair (lower) HPD photo
Use of a narcotics search warrant Tuesday afternoon by Hannibal Police results in four arrests.
Police say their Anti Crime Enforcement squad used a search warrant at 548 Lunar Drive. Police say several items used in the manufacture and sale of narcotics believed to be methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were found in the residence. Officers arrested 25 year old Gera Hatfield-Sinclair. She is charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, interfering or resisting arrest and assault on a law enforcement officer. 33 year old Jason Bates was arrested on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia and for a probation violation. … 37 year old Joseph Bentley of Hannibal was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. 32 year old Daniel Whitley of St. Louis was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and for possession of drug paraphernalia.
Bentley was released pending formal filing of charges. Hatfield-Sinclair, Whitley and Bates were taken to the Marion County Jail.