HOLT COUNTY, Mo.- Troop H of the Missouri State Highway Patrol seized a large amount of marijuana early this morning in Holt County resulting in the apprehension of an Illinois resident.

According to the filed arrest report, Ryan Bowman, 27, of Litchfield, Il., was taken into custody at approximately 1:15 a.m., for alleged felony possession of a controlled substance and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.

Bowman was alleged to have 3 pounds of marijuana on his person during the arrest. He was transported to the Holt County Jail and placed on a 24-hour investigative hold pending the filing of formal charges.