2 Slater men charged with drug possession
Two Slater men are in custody at Saline County Justice Facility following a traffic stop Sunday, Jan. 24, near Rosehill Road and Business Highway 65.
Christopher M. Day, 30, and James W. Parrish, 20, were arrested, and each was charged with one count of class C felony possession of methamphetamine when the vehicle they were riding in was stopped for a lane violation.
Day and Parrish, who were passengers in the vehicle, could serve from two to seven years in Missouri Department of Corrections if convicted of the charges.
Day has previous convictions for driving while intoxicated and drug possession; Parrish has previous convictions for driving while intoxicated and assault.
Charges contained in reports provided by law enforcement officials are not evidence of guilt. Evidence supporting charges must be presented before a jury, whose duty is to determine if the accused is guilty or not guilty of the charges.