From:               Hannibal Police Department

Date:               June 15, 2018

Phone:             573-221-0987

Fax:                 573-221-3966

Contact:           Lieutenant J.M. Grote


On Thursday, June 14, 2018, officers assigned to the Hannibal Police Department’s Anti-Crime Enforcement Squad (ACES) executed a search warrant in the 1200 block of Valley Street based on an ongoing narcotics investigation.  During the search officers located methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.  Euhlan R. Leeders, 36 of Hannibal, and Justin A Ray, 36 of Hannibal were both taken into custody for possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia.  Leeders is also facing additional charges of distribution of a controlled substance near a protected location.  The Hannibal Police Department’s Community Service Officers were also called to the residence for multiple property maintenance violations.  Ray was released pending review by the Marion County Prosecutor.  Leeders was taken to Marion County Jail and placed on a twenty four hour hold.