BATES COUNTY, Mo – Allegations of drug possession were cited in the arrest of a Butler resident Thursday evening, December 31, 2015.

Missouri Highway Patrol arrested Bryan C. Ferrel, 35, after warrants out of Cole County were issued.  Informal charges in the arrest report cited a felony, possession of methamphetamine, and also possession of drug paraphernalia.  Ferrel was also cited for not wearing a seat belt.

He is incarcerated at the Bates County Jail in lieu of bond.