Stone County Sheriff Lance Bonds states that on May 24, 2018, at approximately 11:30am Chief Deputy Dewayne Pierce, Lieutenant Zach Alexander and a member of the Sixteenth Judicial Drug Task Force executed an arrest warrant on David Sterling Ivy / A.K.A. Dandy Dave (62 years of age), at his residence in Stone County (Highway 14 E.).
In 2017, Ivy is alleged to have sold a quantity of methamphetamine to Stone County Investigators and Agents with the Drug Task Force. Ivy's residence had been under surveillance, prior to and after the sales.
Ivy has been formally charged by Sixteenth Judicial Prosecuting Attorney Holly Meyer with (1) Delivery of a Controlled Substance Schedule II Methamphetamine a Class C Felony and (2) Maintaining a Drug Premise a Class C Felony.
While at the residence of Ivy's, a second individual, Allen Ivy (60 years of age), was contacted, it was discovered that Allen Ivy was a wanted individual. Allen Ivy was wanted for undisclosed charges from Mountain View and the Izard County Sheriff's Department.
Both are in custody at the Stone County Sheriff's Detention Center awaiting a first appearance in Stone County Circuit Court.