Dennis Powell: Hannibal Man Sentenced for Drugs Busted Trying to Bring Pot to Prison

by

comment
Dennis Powell - HANNIBAL.NET
  • hannibal.net
  • Dennis Powell
If at first you don't succeed, fail, fail again. That's the lesson learned from Dennis R. Powell.

Powell, 19, was being processed at the Marion County Jail in Palmyra, Missouri, this month on a previous drug charge when authorities say they discovered marijuana on the newly committed prisoner. Powell now faces an additional drug charge of misdemeanor possession of marijuana.

His court date on that charge has been set for June 8.

Court records show Powell has been charged with marijuana possession on multiple occasions and arrested once for possession of pseudoephedrine, the key ingredient for making meth.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.