CALDWELL COUNTY, Mo. – A Cowgill man is on a 24 hour hold, awaiting formal charges, after his arrest in Caldwell County Wednesday.

The arrestedMissouri Highway Patrol report says Christopher J. Allen, 31, was stopped for failure to properly affix a license plate to a vehicle or trailer around 3:50 yesterday. During the stop, it was alleged that Allen was in possession of up to 35 grams of marijuana and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.

Allen is currently being held at the Caldwell County Detention Center.