Two men were arrested for drug trafficking in Ray County.

Sunday night at 10:37, the Missouri Highway Patrol arrested 53-year-old Russell L. Walker and 62-year-old Mark A. Whitworth of Excelsior Estates.

They are both charged with 1st-degree drug trafficking, unlawful possession of a firearm, possession of up to 19g of marijuana, and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.

They were taken to the Ray County Jail for a 24-hour hold.