A two month long investigation results in the arrest of five Monroe City residents on drug related charges Tuesday.

The Northeast Missouri Narcotics Task Force reports agents executed a search warrant at a Monroe City residence. The search revealed methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, a firearm and items used to package drugs for sale. Five individuals were taken into custody, two of whom resisted arrest and tried to destroy evidence.

28 year old Seth Bourque was charged with possession with intent to distribute. Charged with possession of a controlled substance were 20 year old Alyssa Mayer, 20 year old Ciara Ronimous, 21 year old Johnathan Downs and 26 year old Nathan Bryant.

Bourque and Bryant are jailed on $50,000 bond, Mayer, Ronimous and Downs are in jail on $25,000 bond.