Authorities Arrest Convicted Felon, Finding Drugs and Rifle

6 years 3 weeks 4 days ago Thursday, November 15 2012 Nov 15, 2012 Thursday, November 15, 2012 11:05:00 AM CST November 15, 2012 in News
By: Cody Lee Heyveld

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.

 

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