Audubon residents arrested on drug charges Friday


April 22nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Two Audubon residents were arrested Friday on drug charges. According to Audubon Police, 44-year old Joel Brannan and 23-year old Desiray Elliott, both of Audubon, were taken into custody after a search warrant was executed at a residence in the 1100 block of North Division Street, in Audubon. Officials say both suspects have pleaded Not Guilty to a Serious Misdemeanor charge of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Brannon is also facing Felony charges of: Possession with the Intent to Deliver/Methamphetamine & Marijauna While in Possession of a Firearm, and, for being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm. Brannon was being held in the Audubon County Jail on $50,000 bond. His Preliminary Hearing is set to take place April 29th.

Elliott faces additional felony charges that include Possession with the Intent to Deliver Meth & Marijuana. She was released today (Monday) on a $50,000 recognizance bond. Her Preliminary Hearing takes place May 2nd. The Audubon County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the investigation and arrests.

The Audubon P-D also reports two men were arrested April 10th, following a dispute at a local business. 57 -year old Cleo Barrett, of Audubon, was charged with Simple Assault, and 51-year old Randy Williamson, of Audubon, was charged with Disorderly Conduct. And, on Sunday, April 21st, 25-year old Alex Nolan, of Panora, was arrested in Audubon on outstanding warrants from Guthrie and Adair Counties.