RAY COUNTY, Mo. — A Platte City resident is facing a drug allegation in Ray County.

An arrest report filed Friday indicates Samantha D. Newton, 23, was arrested in Ray County around 1:56 a.m. Friday after allegedly being found with drugs.

Newton is charged with a single preliminary count of felony possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine.

She was taken to the Ray County Jail, where she was placed on a 24-hour investigative hold.

Formal charges will be forwarded to the Ray County prosecutor to be considered.