A Smithville man was arrested on multiple drug charges Tuesday evening in Caldwell County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 38-year-old Wayne Perkins was arrested on preliminary charges of felony possession of a controlled substance, not wearing a seat belt, possession of marijuana, and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.

Perkins was taken to the Caldwell County Detention Center and booked on a 24-hour hold.