Arrest Anthony Esposito on drug charges

On Wednesday evening, the East Central Drug Task Force assisted by Mexico Public Safety Department, Missouri State Highway Patrol, and the Audrain County Sheriff's office served a search warrant in the 700 block of South Olive Street, in the city of Mexico. As a result of the search, officers arrested one suspect, seized methamphetamine, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. Arrested was Anthony William Esposito, 42, of Mexico for possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Esposito posted a $12,000 bond. Anyone having information concerning illegal drug activity is urged to contact the East Central Drug Task Force at 573-473-5801, extension 330 or the Audrain County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-392-TIPS.