Pierre Man Facing Multiple Charges Follow Warrant Arrest

A Pierre man with an outstanding bench warrant has more to worry about than just the warrant following his arrest Monday. An officer with the Pierre Police Department observed a vehicle being driven by 19 year-old Johnny Koenig Jr. in the 100 block of East Sioux Avenue. Officers made an enforcement stop on the vehicle. As a result of the traffic stop, illegal drugs and paraphernalia were found. Koenig was taken into custody for the warrant and charged additionally with Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of less than two ounces of marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Ingestion of a Controlled Substance, Ingestion of a Substance to become Intoxicated and Driving While Suspended. Koenig was then transported to the Hughes County Jail.