From:              Hannibal Police Department

Date:                May 23, 2016

Phone:             573-221-0987

Fax:                 573-221-3966

Contact:          Lt. John Zerbonia


Officers of the Hannibal Police Department received information Saturday, May 21st, that Ronald E Taylor (57, Hannibal) was selling K2 and methamphetamine from a residence in the 2900 block of Market St. A search warrant was obtained and served at the residence, resulting in the discovery and seizure of a large amount of what is believed to be K2 synthetic marijuana, a firearm, and drug paraphernalia. Taylor was arrested without incident on the charges of Manufacturing a Controlled Substance, Possession of drug Paraphernalia, Unlawful Use of a Weapon and an active state warrant for Distribution of a Controlled Substance. Taylor was released to the Marion County Jail pending warrants.