McLeansboro man arrested on drug charges


Benton Police have charged a McLeansboro man with marijuana possession after a fight.

On Tuesday, police were dispatched to East Main and McLeansboro Street in Benton because of a fight in progress.

Jared C. Akin, 29, of McLeansboro was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of cannabis. There were also two active Franklin County warrants for his arrest.

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