High Risk Team Search Leads to Arrest of Two Mt. Vernon Men

High Risk Team Search Leads to Arrest of Two Mt. Vernon Men

MT. VERNON – Two Mt. Vernon men are in the Jefferson County Jail following arrests early Monday morning during a High Risk Team search of a residence on Casey Ave. in Mt. Vernon.

According to the Mt. Vernon Police Department, 38-year-old Michael W. Upton was arrested for alleged possession of methamphetamine, as well as 34-year-old Anthony B. Christian for alleged possession of a controlled substance.

The two were taken into custody after the Mt Vernon Police Department-Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department High Risk Team served a narcotics-related search warrant around 6:30 Monday morning at the residence.

Both Upton and Christian await the formal filing of charges and setting of bail.

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