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Mt. Vernon Man Arrested on Narcotics Charges Following Execution of Search Warrant by MVPD/JCSO Joint Narcotics Unit

MT. VERNON – On Thursday, members of the Mt. Vernon Police Department/Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department Joint Narcotics Unit and Mt. Vernon Patrol Officer’s served a narcotics related search warrant on a residence at 913 Apricot in Mt. Vernon.

The Jefferson County search warrant was the result of on-going narcotics investigations by the narcotics unit. The resident, 38-year-old Matthew D. Allen, was detained at the residence.

During a search of the residence, narcotics detectives reportedly located methamphetamine and drug equipment.

Allen was transported to the Jefferson County Jail where he was incarcerated on charges of aggravated possession with intent to deliver 5 to 15 grams of methamphetamine and possession of drug equipment. Allen’s bond is to be set.