(11-14-19) Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey reports a drug related arrest. On 11-13-2018 deputies arrested Deanna Chittum (27) on an outstanding warrant. After the warrant was served and during the search of her person, she was found to have in her possession a loaded syringe with suspected methamphetamine.
Chittum was incarcerated at the Mercer County Adult Detention Facility on the outstanding warrant, and her bond was set at $50 thousand dollars by Municipal Court Judge Katherine Speelman. The case has been forwarded to the Mercer County Prosecutor for consideration of additional charges for the possession of drugs.