Romance man arrested for possession of drugs and paraphernalia.
From the desk of Sheriff Scott Bradley
On November 26th, 2016, Deputies from the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office made contact with 18 year old Nicholas Andrew Prather of Romance, during a traffic stop. Deputies noticed that a smell of marijuana was emitting from the vehicle which Prather was driving, and during the search found Prather to be in possession of prescription drugs without a prescription, possible marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Assisting in the case was the 20th Judicial District Drug Crime Task Force. Prather is being charged with felony Possession of a Controlled Substance Schedule 1 or 2 (prescription drugs without a prescription), misdemeanor Possession of a Controlled Substance, misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Prather is currently incarcerated at the Van Buren County Detention Center awaiting a first appearance.
Law enforcement makes arrest on facts they gather. All person are presumed innocent until proven guilty.