Search warrants lead to seven drug arrests in Fairbury

FAIRBURY, NE — Seven people could face charges after authorities served a pair of search warrants in Fairbury.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office conducted search warrants at two houses in the 1000 block of A St. on Tuesday morning. A news release says deputies found narcotics and drug paraphernalia in both residences. Deputies arrested seven people during the searches.

Gary Ingrao, 40, Leslie Hobaugh, 51, Lillian Ingrao, 41, and Wesley Ramirez 32, are suspected of meth and paraphernalia charges. Cody Taylor, 38, was booked on suspicion of meth, paraphernalia and weapons charges. Alicia Powell, 37, and Buddy Powell, 41, could each face four drug charges and felony child abuse charges.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating the situation.