Centralia Police Arrest Two for Having Drugs Near School

4 years 7 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, September 26 2013 Sep 26, 2013 Thursday, September 26, 2013 9:57:00 AM CDT September 26, 2013 in News
By: Nick Thompson, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

CENTRALIA - The Centralia Police Department arrested two people Wednesday for attempting to sell marijuana near Chester Boren Middle School.

The department said around 7:00 p.m. officers confronted 20-year-old Kalib Colwell and 20-year-old Braunson Nichols in East city park near the school.

The department said the two had agreed to meet a purchaser there. The department said officers recovered marijuana when they arrested Nichols and Colwell.

The department said it will recommend that the two should be charged for distributing a controlled substance near a school, which is a felony charge.

The department said both individuals were transported to the Boone County Jail where they will remain pending the filing of formal charges and the setting of bond.

 

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