The execution of a search warrant results in drug-related charges being filed against a Hannibal man.

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Hannibal Police report detectives assigned to the Anti-Crime Enforcement Squad and Special Response Team served a search warrant at a residence in the 100 block of South Locust Thursday.

The search revealed a large amount of a substance believed to be methamphetamine.

The search also resulted in the arrest of 39 year old Alexander Sherman, who already had an active Marion County warrant for possession of a controlled substance.

An additional warrant for distribution of a controlled substance was issued against Sherman by the 10th Judicial Circuit Court of Marion County Friday.

Sherman is in the Marion County Jail on $25,000 cash or surety bond.

The Hannibal Police Department encourages citizens to report suspicious or drug related activity by calling 573-221-0987 or by visiting www.hannibalpd.com.

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