Twenty-two people have been indicted on drug charges stemming from an investigation by the MUSTANG Drug Task Force and the Boonville Police Department.

These charges come after more than a year of undercover drug purchases Boonville police officers and members of the MUSTANG Drug Task Force, a cooperative of mid-Missouri law enforcement agencies working together to investigate drug crimes . Officers posed as potential drug purchasers and seized marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine and prescription drugs.

Nine people have already been arrested from these charges.

Dorian D. Hill, 26, of Boonville was arrested on two counts of distributing controlled substances near schools, which is a class A felony in Missouri.

Larry A. Moore, 55, of Boonville was also arrested on two counts of distributing a controlled substance near schools and one count of distributing less than five grams of marijuana. Chad D. Hatley, 21, of Boonville was arrested on charges of distributing, delivering, manufacturing or producing a controlled substance. Justin K. Smith, 39, of Boonville, was arrested on two counts of distributing controlled substances near schools and one count of distributing a controlled substance near public housing, both class A felonies. Information about Smith’s case is not available online.

Rebecca L. Killian, 21, of Boonville was arrested for distributing a controlled substance near schools.

David J. McKee, 28, of Boonville was arrested for two counts of distributing a controlled substance near schools. Fave D. Robinson, 64, was also arrested for distributing a controlled substance near schools. Austin A. Derushia, 24, of Boonville, was arrested on two counts of distributing a controlled substance near schools.

Aaron L. Robinson, 33, of Boonville was arrested on two counts of distributing a controlled substance near schools.

None of the individuals already arrested have hired lawyers, according to online court records.

“This investigation is still ongoing,” Boonville Police Det. Joe Pangburn said. “We want to make sure that people know that we still have outstanding arrests we need to make, and we ask for their help in this.”

Defendants named in this operation who have yet to be arrested are Ethan Hessing, 22, of Boonville Jacob Hessing, 19, of Boonville, Jeremy J. Miller, 42, of Boonville, Alexis Chumpraphai, 19, David L. Clayton, 58, of Howard County, Anthony Parrish, 20, of Boonville, Marc A. Flowers, 32, of Waynesville and Angelo Morrow, 57, of Arkansas.

“This was a task force operation,” said Callaway County sheriff Clay Chism, whose department serves as part of the MUSTANG Task Force. “We will continue to work together. By sharing resources, we can all accomplish more.”