CLAY COUNTY, Mo. – A Kearney man was released after being processed for drug allegations in Clay County Thursday evening.

The Missouri Highway Patrol says in an arrest Arrest-Featured-Printsreport that Cody E. Pierce, 24, was taken into custody around 6:20 yesterday for two counts of alleged felony possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

Pierce was transported to the Clay County Detention Center where he was later released pending filing of formal charges.