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Three arrested in Maries County drug bust

Maries County deputies arrested three people early Wednesday for having drugs and stolen property. They were running a narcotics investigation at the home on Route HH near Dixon.

Deputies say they found crystal meth, synthetic drugs, several illegal prescription drugs and drug paraphernalia. The drugs were packaged in a manner typically used to sell drugs.

Francis Craig, Robert Gibbons and Amy Copeland, all from Dixon, were arrested during the investigation. Craig has a history of criminal convictions, and Gibbons and Copeland were both out on probation for making meth.

Investigators also found what they describe as stolen property in the. They’re reaching out through Facebook to find the owners of that property.

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