BATES COUNTY, Mo. – A resident of the State of Washington was detained Thursday for a drug allegation in Bates County.

According to the Missouri drug-charges-2Highway Patrol arrest report, Lemorris M. Marcus-McElroy, 21, of Spokane was taken to the Bates County jail to be processed after the trooper accused McElroy of being in possession of a controlled substance.

McElroy was later released pending filing of formal charges.