Drug charges

A narcotics warrant served at a home near a daycare on South Howell Avenue has resulted in the arrest of a West Plains woman on a charge of distribution of a controlled substance in a protected location and drug charges for two other individuals.

Regina Hilleman, 40, South Howell Avenue, was arrested June 13 at her home on an outstanding warrant on a charge of probation violation on a conviction of distribution of a controlled substance. She is held on $27,500 bail on the two charges.

West Plains Police Officer Justin Brown reported when officers conducted a search of the home, about 40 grams of a substance believed to be methamphetamine, digital scales and plastic baggies were found in a room of the home identified as being occupied by Hilleman by other people in the home.

The house is reportedly located within 500 yards of Wonderland Day Care and Preschool on East Main and Greater Ozarks Center for Advanced Technology (GOCAT) on Broadway, both considered protected locations.

Destry Don Shed, 30, Lanton Road, was arrested on a charge of possession of a controlled substance and released with a summons. Shed was allegedly found with a small plastic baggie containing a substance believed to be methamphetamine near him and a syringe containing a liquid believed to be methamphetamine and baggies. He reportedly admitted the items were his.

Debra Ann Reagan, 28, Davidson Street, was arrested on charges of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after the items were reportedly found in a bedroom of the home and Reagan’s vehicle. Reagan was arrested and released with a summons.

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