Crawford County News

Series of drug charges filed in Crawford County

Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney David Smith filed criminal charges on April 15 against several people for drug-related felonies. The series of cases, though unrelated, all date back to incidents that took place in 2018.

Steelville man arrested with meth and loaded guns

Crawford County Sheriff Darin Layman issued the following press release on Thursday afternoon, April 18:

On April 17, members of LANEG and the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office executed a drug related search warrant south of Steelville. As a result, approximately 193 grams of crystal methamphetamine, digital scales, two loaded handguns, one laptop, and other items were located and seized. One white male suspect, identified below, was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office Adult Detention Facility for processing. On today's date, a warrant was issued for two counts of Unlawful Use of a Weapon, one count of Delivery of a Controlled Substance, and two counts of Unlawful Use of Drug Paraphernalia with a bond of $10,000 against: Travis Townzen, 34 years of age from Steelville.