2 arrested on drug charges in Mt. Vernon

2 arrested on drug charges in Mt. Vernon

MT. VERNON — Two Mt. Vernon residents are in the Jefferson County Jail after the Mt Vernon Police Department/Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department High Risk Team served a narcotics related search warrant on a North 6th Street home.

According to police, 39-year-old Eric Oliver and 21-year-old Brittany Cassidy face methamphetamine, controlled substance and drug equipment possession charges.

After searching the home at 213 North 6th Street on Friday, narcotics detectives reportedly found a stolen handgun, methamphetamine, psilocybin mushrooms, packaging materials, and cash.

Charges related to the gun remain under investigation.

Both were taken to the Jefferson County Jail with bail remaining to be set.