Press Release

Platte County Sheriff's Office
Mark S. Owen, Sheriff
415 3rd Street Suite 10
Platte City, MO 64079
816-858-2424 (business)
816-858-3053 (fax)

Subject: Drug Seizure
Date: 2018-08-20
Author: Major Holland
Public Information Officer
Reference Number: 18-017

News Release

Date: August 18, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Erik Holland
Public Information Officer
816-858-2424

Reference Number: 18-017

Subject: Narcotics Seizure

On August 17, 2018, at approximately 2:05 p.m. deputies of the Platte County Sheriffs Office were involved in a pursuit of a 2008 White Ford E-350. After the vehicle was stopped, a search of the vehicle revealed approximately 204 pounds of marijuana. The estimated street value of the marijuana is approximately $299,000. Destiny Browning, 37 of Louisville, KY and Paul Deliz, 41 of Mesquite, TX, and were taken into custody as a result and are currently being held at the Platte County Detention Center.

Sheriff Mark Owen stated, Thanks to the hard work of our deputies more drugs have been removed from the streets of Platte County. Drugs, including marijuana, present a hazard to our citizens and we will continue our efforts to remove it from our streets.