Lawson Man Arrested on Warrant & Drug Charges in Ray County

A Lawson man was arrested on several drug charges Thursday in Ray County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 40-year-old Rickie D. Hicks was arrested on preliminary charges of felony possession of a controlled substance, taking a controlled substance into a facility, possession of marijuana, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

Hicks also had an outstanding misdemeanor warrant from Clay County.

He was taken to the Ray County Jail and booked on a 24-hour hold.