LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. — A man from Smithville is accused of drug possession in Lafayette County.

According to an arrest report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Robert E. Hunt, 64, of Smithville, was detained at approximately 11:23 a.m. Thursday.

He is accused of a single felony count of possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana.

Hunt was processed and released pending the filing of formal charges in a Lafayette County courtroom.