Pana Police arrested four people and confiscated over one hundred grams of suspected bath salts and thousands of dollars in cash after responding to a call of a suspicious odor in the early hours of Sunday morning. Police received the call on July 9th just before 3:30 in the morning about the odor coming from the Rosebud Motel Apartments on US Highway 51.
The four people taken into custody are 23-year-old Cody R. Schumacher of Neoga, 29-year-old Holly A. Baker of Neoga, 35-year-old Scott Patnode of Pana, and 24-year-old Blossom R. Plumb of Salem. Schumacher, Baker, and Patnode were taken into custody for Possession of a Controlled Substance, Delivery of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Plumb was taken into custody for Driving While License Suspended and multiple outstanding warrants from multiple different jurisdictions.
During the search of the apartment, Pana Police recovered 135 grams of suspected bath salts and $8,531 in cash, along with numerous pieces of drug paraphernalia. The case remains under investigation.