The Johnson County Sheriff's Office says three Holden residents were arrested by narcotics detectives on B Highway on August 29.

Authorities say 74-year-old Oliver Crigger and 58-year-old Jeanne Crigger, both of Holden, were placed on 24-hour holds for manufacturing a controlled substance and illegal possession of a firearm.

A third suspect, identified as 64-year-old Lawrence Read of Holden, was also placed on a 24-hour investigative hold for manufacturing a controlled substance, and for failure to register as a sex offender.