Two arrested in Nauvoo

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Two people were arrested Friday night when law enforcement executed a search warrant on New Oak Grove Road in Nauvoo.

Licinda Suzette Yocum, 46, of Nauvoo, was arrested for three counts of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance. Yocum has been in the county jail 16 times since 2000, according to a Walker County Sheriff's Office press release. 

Narcotics Investigator Josh Edwards worked up the current case against Yocum. 

Dakota Neal Dickson, 24, of Nauvoo, was also arrested on a warrant with the Jasper Police Department.

The raid was conducted by the Walker County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics and SWAT Divisions, Jasper Police Department Narcotics Division and Department of Corrections K9 Tracking Unit.

The release noted that the operation topped off a year of several notable narcotics search warrants in Nauvoo:

• Tony Ray Gober was arrested on Jan. 7, 2020, on Rosehill Road, for two counts of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance, possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance and unlawful possession of a controlled substance. Gober remains in the county jail on a $90,000 cash bond. 

• Heriberto Brito-Padilla was arrested on Oct. 17, 2019, on Nauvoo Road, for trafficking methamphetamine. He is currently in the custody of the United States Marshals awaiting trial on immigration violations, as well as charges by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for the methamphetamine recovered during this search warrant.

• Danny Lee McGough was arrested on Oct. 17, 2019, on Nauvoo Road, for two counts of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance and possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance. McGough is currently out on bond. 

• Dimitri D’Andre Price was arrested on July 31, 2019, on Rosehill Road, for trafficking meth, two counts of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance, resisting arrest, reckless endangerment, attempting to elude law enforcement, unlawful possession of a controlled substance and a CRO violation. Price has been in the county jail since the arrest on a "no bond" order.