An investigation and the execution of a search warrant by authorities in Ralls County results in the arrest of four New London residents on drug related charges.

The search warrant was served Tuesday at a residence in New London. As a result, 27-year-old Jayme Kelley was arrested for endangering the welfare of a child and creating substantial risk. Taken into custody on outstanding warrants for delivery and manufacture of a controlled substance were 40-year-old William Dorsey, 51-year-old Mitchell Drew and 20-year-old Torrell Hawkins, Jr.

Kelley is in the Marion County Jail. Dorsey, Drew and Hawkins are in the Pike and Marion County Jails on $50,000 bond each.