High-Risk Team warrant results in drug-related arrest of Mt. Vernon man

MOUNT VERNON — A law enforcement operation Friday morning in Mt. Vernon resulted in the arrest of a 40-year-old man for alleged distribution of methamphetamine and cannabis.

Lamar Williams
(Source: MVPD)

According to the Mt. Vernon Police Department, Lamar Williams was taken into custody after the Mt. Vernon Police Department/Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department High-Risk Team served a knock and announce search warrant at 609 South 22nd Street in Mt Vernon.

The search warrant was part of on-going narcotics investigations in the Mt Vernon / Jefferson County area.

After the residence was secured, members of the Mt Vernon Police Department / Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department joint narcotics unit conducted a search of the residence resulting in the reported discovery of methamphetamine, cannabis, drug equipment and currency.

Williams was taken to the Jefferson County Jail on charges of Possession of between 15-100 grams of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliver, Possession of between 30-500 grams of Cannabis with Intent to Deliver and Possession of Drug Equipment.