2009-01-29 / Police Reports

Drug Possession Charges Filed

Park rangers at Cowans Gap State Park filed charges on Monday against two Franklin County residents in connection with an incident that occurred at Buchanan's Birthplace State Park earlier in the month.

On Monday, January 19, rangers spotted Charles Alexei McCarl, 18, of St. Thomas and a 17-year-old male from Lemasters smoking marijuana in a vehicle near the lower pavilion of the state park. McCarl and the teen face charges of possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession and use of drug paraphernalia, and restrictions on alcoholic beverages.

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