From:               Hannibal Police Department

Date:                July 23, 2018

Phone:             573-221-0987

Fax:                 573-221-3966

Contact:           Lieutenant J.M. Grote


On Monday, July 23, 2018 a warrant was issued for Fernando charging her with Three Counts of Delivery of Controlled Substance, Class C Felony , Possession of a Controlled Substance, Class D Felony, Tampering with Physical Evidence, Class E Felony, and Assault, Class A Misdemeanor.  Fernando’s bond is set at $100,000 cash.  She remains in the Marion County Jail.



On Sunday, July 22, 2018, the Anti-Crime Enforcement Squad (ACES) executed a search warrant in the 2200 block of Spruce as a result of an ongoing narcotics investigation. During the search a large quantity of heroin was located along with methamphetamine, and cocaine.  Nicole D. Fernando, 41 of Hannibal, and Sherry A. Harper, 43 of St. Peter’s Missouri, were taken into custody.  Fernando was arrested for deliver/manufacture of a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence, and assault on a law enforcement officer.  Harper was arrested for possession of a controlled substance.  Fernando was placed on a twenty four hour hold and taken to the Marion County Jail.  Harper was released pending charges.