Posted: Nov 15, 2012 12:05 PM by Cody Lee Heyveld
Updated: Nov 15, 2012 1:00 PM
AUDRAIN COUNTY — The East Central Drug Task Force served a search warrant late Wednesday night at a residence on Alabama Street in Mexico. According to a press release, officers seized several items as a result of the search including packages of marijuana, trace amount of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a 30.06 caliber rifle.
Authorities arrested Charles Francis Picton, 40, of Mexico on charges of distribution and possession of marijuana, possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and unlawful use of a weapon.
Picton, a convicted felon, was in possession of the firearm. He remains in jail without bond.