KENNETT, MO (KFVS) - According to Kennett police, an Arkansas man faces charges after running from police and trying to throw drugs under a police car seat.
Police say 18-year-old Javontay Morgan of Blytheville, Arkansas faces charges of resisting arrest, possession of a controlled substance and tampering with evidence.
According to officers, Morgan was seen sometime after 12:30 p.m. walking on the Kennett, Missouri housing property when he fled on foot from officers.
Morgan was caught, and police say he tried to throw a controlled substance underneath the patrol vehicle seat.
Morgan was booked into the Dunklin County Justice Center on a twenty-four hour hold pending the filing of formal charges by the Dunklin County Prosecutor's office.