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Arnold Police arrested an 18-year-old Arnold man and a 27-year-old Pevely man for alleged possession of drugs. The men were arrested about 4:15 p.m. Oct. 21 following a traffic stop, Arnold Police reported.

Arnold Police pulled over a 2003 Honda Accord because the license plates were registered to a GMC Sierra. The Arnold man, who was driving, allegedly had a revoked license and no proof of insurance, the report said.

Police searched the driver and found a metal pill box in his front pocket, and the box allegedly contained a clear plastic bag with 12 pills that appeared to be Xanax. The Pevely man, who was in the front passenger seat, was found with a plastic bag in his pocket, and the bag allegedly contained marijuana, according to the report.

The two were arrested and taken to the Police Station, where they were booked and later released pending application for warrants. Depending on the drug analysis, Arnold Police will seek charges against the Arnold man through the Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for possession of a controlled substance, driving with a revoked license and failure to have proof of insurance. In addition, police will seek a charge against the Pevely man through the county Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for possession of a controlled substance, Lt. Tom Leassner said.

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