Centralia Police Arrest Two for Having Drugs Near School
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.