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August 28 about 4:30 p.m. an Independence driver was stopped for traffic violations on U.S. 36. Additional investigation resulted in the seizure of suspected high level THC ingestible products, high-grade marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. Sheriff and staff arrested Jarrett Crosbie Keanan, 22, Independence for alleged DWI under Drugs and felony Possession of Controlled Substance. The LCSO also arrested John M.A. Cullen, 21, Kirksville for alleged felony Possession of Controlled Substance. Both men were released pending results from the Missouri State Highway Patrol Crime Lab. K-9 Zaki came to the scene of the sheriffs stop to assist however needed.
August 28 the Missouri State Highway Patrol also arrested a Raytown MO driver for alleged Driving While Intoxicated under Drugs on U.S. 36.
The numbers of contacts with drugged drivers seems to be more frequent by several area law enforcement agencies.
Sheriff Steve Cox