LIBERTY — State troopers’ efforts to find a wanted person resulted in the arrests of three people on drug, firearms (including a cannon) and stolen property charges.

State Police seized this cannon during arrests Aug. 4 in Liberty and are seeking information about it from the public. Courtesy of State Police

According to a press release from the Department of Public Safety, on Thursday, Aug. 4, troopers from Troop D traveled to School Ridge Road in Liberty in an attempt to locate a wanted person. Troopers found and arrested 27-year-old Cole Libby, who lived at the home, on warrants out of Knox, Waldo and Franklin counties.

Further investigation revealed that Libby possessed approximately 50 grams of fentanyl, according to the press release. Also found at his home were several firearms, as well drug scales and approximately $8,500 in suspected drug proceeds, the release said.

At Libby’s home at the time were Felichia Glidden, 28, and Randall Smith, 56, both of Liberty and both convicted felons, according to the release.

Glidden was found with methamphetamine and prescription drugs, while Randall Smith was found with approximately 6 grams of methamphetamine, an additional $1,700 in suspected drug proceeds, and two pistols, the release said.

A further search of the home turned up numerous high-value items stolen in recent commercial thefts, including a Can-Am Side by Side and a cannon, according to the release.

CanAm side-by-side seized in conjunction with Liberty arrests Aug. 4. Courtesy of State Police

Libby is charged with aggravated trafficking of Schedule W drugs (Class A), receiving stolen property (Class C), and violating conditions of release.

Felichia Glidden is charged with unlawful possession of schedule drugs (Class D), possession of a firearm by a prohibited person (Class C), and aggravated trafficking of Schedule W drugs (Class A).

Randall Smith is charged with trafficking in schedule drugs (Class B), and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person (Class C).

Libby, Glidden and Smith were taken to the Waldo County Jail and are now out on bail, the release said.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about a missing cannon is asked to contact the State Police, Troop D, at 207-624-7076 and ask for Cpl. Scott Quintero.