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Clarkton, MO man accused of having plastic baggies of meth

CLARKTON, MO (KFVS) -

A Clarkton, Missouri man is facing drug charges.

Francisco Xavier Hernandez, 50, was charged with distribution, delivery, manufacture, produce or attempt to or possess with intent to distribute, deliver, manufacture or produce a controlled substance.

According to the Clarkton Police Department, they were contacted the night before Hernandez's arrest by a concerned citizen who claimed to have seen Hernandez with a large amount of methamphetamine.

Police say on Friday, January 30 they saw Hernandez in a driveway on East Commercial Street in Clarkton, and they were able to seize 17 clear plastic bags containing about 22 grams of a substance that field tested positive for meth.

Hernandez was arrested and taken to the Dunklin County Justice Center.

The Dunklin County Sheriff's Office helped with the investigation.

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