COOPER COUNTY, Mo. — An out-of-state resident was arrested late this morning in Cooper County.

According to the arrest report, at approximately 11:20 a.m. Tuesday morning, troopers from the Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested Christian A. Paul, 44, of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Paul has been preliminarily charged with felony possession of  controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The report alleges that Paul was found with 3.5 ounces of marijuana in his possession.

Paul is currently being held at the Cooper County jail where he is listed as bondable.