LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. – A formal arraignment in a felony drug case is taking place in Lafayette County today, March 16, 2016.

Court documents courtroom-court-gavelindicate that the attorney for Austin L. Thomas, 21, of Lexington will enter a formal plea at 9:00 a.m. today. Thomas and three other defendants were charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and Thomas with maintaining a public nuisance after a search of his home in February netted drugs and paraphernalia.