Drugs, Explosives Found During Raid in Cedar County

Five people have been arrested following a raid in Cedar County that uncovered drugs and explosives.

The Cedar County Sheriff’s Office said three of the five have formal charges filed against them: William Wilkerson and Karl Horning are facing charges of unlawful possession of explosive devices and felony drug possession, while Linda Shifflett is charged with felony illegal drug possession.

Two others are in the Cedar County Jail pending formal charges.

The department received assistance from the Warrant Entry Team from the Bates County Sheriff’s Office on the residence at 314 Lafayette in El Dorado Springs. After gaining entry, the two departments along with the El Dorado Springs police and the CNET drug task force searched and found methamphetamine and related drug paraphernalia, along with explosive devices.

The Springfield Bomb Squad was called in to remove and safety detonate the devices.

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