Sikeston, MO man facing drug charges after search

Sikeston, MO man facing drug charges after search
Robert Wilcoxson, Jr. (Sikeston DPS)
Robert Wilcoxson, Jr. (Sikeston DPS)

SIKESTON, MO (KFVS) - Police said a Sikeston, Missouri man is facing drug charges after a search turned up meth and other drug-related items.

Robert Wayne Wilcoxson, Jr., 53, of Sikeston has been charged with a felony of possession of a controlled substance through New Madrid County Circuit Court.

Department of Public Safety officers responded to a call of a suspicious person parked in the S. Prairie and Kay St. neighborhood on Saturday after 1:30 a.m.

After a search, officers found a pipe on the man. A syringe with a clear liquid was found in his boot, along with a small bag containing what was believed to be meth.

His bond has been set at $5000.00 cash or surety.

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