Authorities make meth bust during warrant arrest

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strike force featureThe Buchanan County Drug Strike Force arrested two people and seized a large quantity of meth Thursday in St. Joseph.

Col. Bill Puett with the Buchanan County Sheriff’s Department said around 2:45 p.m. officers with the Strike Force were attempting to stop a vehicle in the area of Messanie and Vine for two individuals inside wanted on warrants.

Puett said the the man driving the vehicle rammed the Strike Force vehicle causing visible front end damage to the law enforcement vehicle. A man and a woman were arrested on warrants at the scene. After investigating authorities said they found an estimate of around a half a pound of meth and a stolen handgun.

The case is still under investigation.