Suspicious Vehicle Report Leads To Sunday Drug Arrest

A Pierre man was arrested Sunday on multiple charges relating to drugs. Officers received a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 1400 block of East Sully Avenue around 8:30 PM. Responding officers located the vehicle a short time later and made contact with the occupants in Griffin Park. The investigation revealed that one of the occupants, 18 year-old Klarence Nichols of Pierre, was not supposed to have contact with another person in the vehicle. Because of the contact between Nichols and the other person, Officers arrested Nichols for a violation of his conditional bond. The investigation also revealed drugs and drug paraphernalia. Nichols was additionally charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, Ingestion of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Ingestion to Become Intoxicated and a violation of the 24-7 program.