On February 13, 2018 just before 10 pm, an officer with the Galena Police Department noticed a vehicle with minor traffic violations and conducted a traffic stop on Wood Street. When the officer contacted the driver, he could smell marijuana coming from the vehicle. After further investigation, officers discovered the driver was in possessions of, marijuana and individual packets of cocaine. Also found in the vehicle were two handguns within the driver compartment.
The driver, 20 year old Casey Wilson of Joplin, Mo. was arrested and transported to the Cherokee County Jail where he posted a $23,000.00 bond for the following charges:
- Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Distribute,
- Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute,
- Felony Possession of Drug Paraphernalia,
- Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia,
- Possession of Cocaine,
- Criminal Use of Weapons