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Man arrested Friday in Murray County on drug charges

SLAYTON -- A 35-year old male faces drug charges following an arrest Friday in Murray County.

The Murray County Sheriff’s Office initially investigated a report Friday morning of a suspicious person/persons with a gun in the area of Lake Sarah Township, Section 13.  It was subsequently determined this incident was unfounded.

Later, a search warrant was conducted at a residence, and Johnathon Ammons was arrested for fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.  Ammons was being held Friday evening at the Lyon County Jail, where he was to remain until court.

The case is currently under investigation.