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Drugs seized during search of Mitchell house

Officers with the James Valley Drug Task Force executed a search warrant Thursday at a residence at 409 E. Ninth Ave. in Mitchell and seized approximately 1 gram of methamphetamine, 2 ounces of marijuana and several items of drug paraphernalia, according to a news release from the Mitchell Department of Public Safety.

Tracy Ann Tronnes, 35, and Clancy Ann Schooler, 38, who resided at the residence, were arrested for possession of a controlled substance, possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Wesley Joseph Jarabek, 24, of Sioux Falls, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana.

Possession of a controlled substance is a felony punishable by up to five years in prison and a fine of $10,000. Possession of drug paraphernalia is a misdemeanor punishable by up to 30 days in a county jail and a $500 fine. Possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana is a misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in a county jail and a $2,000 fine.

Agencies involved in the investigation include the Mitchell Police Division, Davison County Sheriff’s Office, South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation, South Dakota Highway Patrol and Sanborn County Sheriff’s Office.

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