As part of the Hannibal Police Departments focused efforts to hinder heroin distribution in the city of Hannibal, detectives with the Hannibal Police Department Narcotics Unit have served arrest warrants on five suspects involved in the sale of heroin, according to Lt. John Zerbonia.

As part of the Hannibal Police Departments focused efforts to hinder heroin distribution in the city of Hannibal, detectives with the Hannibal Police Department Narcotics Unit have served arrest warrants on five suspects involved in the sale of heroin, according to Lt. John Zerbonia.

All five were charged with the Class B Felony of Manufacture and Distribution of a Controlled Substance.

Charles Jovan Dean, 36, of Hannibal, was arrested June 22 for distribution of a controlled substance.

Kayla L. Lamberson, 25, of Hannibal, was arrested June 23 for distribution of a controlled substance.

Lee E. Thomas, 25, of Hannibal, was arrested June 23 for distribution of a controlled substance, failure to appear contempt of court warrant, assault on a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest and destruction of evidence. The police reported Lee physically fought with officers and attempted to swallow a large quantity of what is believed to be heroin while he was being taken into custody.

Demetrius Fernando, 38, of Hannibal, was arrested on June 23 for distribution of a controlled substance.

John M. Brown, 21, of Quincy, Ill., was arrested on June 24 in Quincy for distribution of a controlled substance.

Bond for all five suspects was set at $100,000, cash only. Dean, Lamberson, Fernando and Thomas remained in the Marion County Jail on Monday. Brown remained in the Adams County, Ill., jail, awaiting extradition.