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Two men face drug, weapons charges after standoff

Two men were arrested on drug and weapons charges after a standoff near Park Drive last Thursday afternoon. Matthew Boggs and Troy Covey were both charged with possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. A SWAT team arrested Covey, breaking glass and using tear gas to force him out of a residence. Thursday morning, members of the Lake Area Narcotics Enforcement Group (LANEG), the Lebanon Police Department, the Laclede County Sheriff’s Office and the Missouri State Highway Patrol Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team executed a narcotics related search warrant at the 17,000 block of Gateway Road in Lebanon. For more on this story see the LCR.