Hannibal Traffic Stop Yields Two Arrests
Hannibal Police report two arrests in the downtown area early this morning.
Police say they received information about a possible drug transaction involving occupants of a pickup truck. Officers stopped the truck at Broadway and Missouri 79. Police say a vehicle occupant—19 year old Jaron Richards of New London got out of the pickup and ran. He was apprehended nearby. The driver—21 year old Jacob Wieberg of Hannibal consented to a search that yielded a controlled substance. Wieberg was released pending a warrant. Richards was taken to the Marion County Jail on resisting arrest charges and on two active felony warrants.