PUTNAM COUNTY, Mo. — Troop B of the Missouri State Highway Patrol made an arrest earlier Tuesday.

At 11:53 a.m. state troopers arrested 31-year-old Daren R. Starnes, of Kirksville.

Starnes has been preliminarily charged with felony possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine, felony possession of a controlled substance – marijuana, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while revoked – second offense, and identity theft.

Starnes was taken to Putnam County Jail and placed on 24 hour hold.