CASS COUNTY, Mo. – Two Independence residents were taken into custody by law enforcement Monday, March 13, 2017 for alleged drug possession.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol Thomas C Viglione, 56 and Willard L Schimel, 52, were arrested just after 11 a.m. and charged with alleged felony possession of a controlled substance.

The initial report indicates the substance was methamphetamine but formal charges have not yet been filed. The men were booked and released.