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6 arrested in Wickes for narcotics trafficking

On Friday, June 25 the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, 18th Judicial West Drug Task Force, and the Grannis Police executed search warrants at three separate residences in Wickes. The warrants were obtained following a months-long investigation into narcotic trafficking.

Arrested during the raids were:    

Bobby E. Hedrick age 50 of Wickes. He was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine with the Purpose to deliver, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Maintaining a Drug Premises.       

Steven O. Hedrick age 54 of Wickes. He was charged with  Possession of Methamphetamine with the Purpose to deliver, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Maintaining a Drug Premises. 

Lea M. Fox age 41 of Wickes. She was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Shealeena R. Phillips age 36 of Wickes. She was charged with Possession of Methamphetamines and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Ronda R. Whisenhunt age 53 of Wickes. She was charged with Maintaining a Drug Premises and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Justin P. Dement age 30 of Gillham. He was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer said the arrest are the result of a lot of hard work.

“I hope it sends a message that we will aggressively pursue and prosecute drug dealers in our community,”
he said.

**All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law

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