ADAIR COUNTY, Mo. – One man is being held and another was released after their arrest for drug allegations in Adair County Friday.

According to jailed 7the Missouri Highway Patrol arrest report, Ethen R. Dimmitt, 21, of Novinger remains on a 24 hour hold after his arrest for alleged felony possession of methamphetamine, misdemeanor possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

An associate, Rickey T. Compton, 24, of Kirksville was released on citations for misdemeanor possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.