UPDATE: (08/03/2017) Officials with the Missouri State Highway Patrol have informed KMZU news that the possession charge has been dropped. Reportedly, the driver had an undisclosed medical condition.

JOHNSON COUNTY, Mo. – A Warrensburg driver is facing a felony drug allegation after a traffic stop in Johnson County Thursday night.

Jacob P. Wellner, 23, was stopped by a Trooper with the Missouri Highway Patrol around 8:20 p.m. Thursday for allegedly exceeding the posted speed limit.

When he was stopped, Wellner apparently did not pull far enough over to the right as law would require.

He was allegedly found to be in felony possession of marijuana as well.

Wellner has been released pending filing of formal charges.