The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

December 3, 2012

Joplin police arrest man in drug case; pills, pot involved

Joplin police chased down a man who fled when a patrol car went past him on a street Friday afternoon and eventually placed him under arrest in a drug case.

Christopher P. Garrard, 34, 913 S. St. Louis Ave., was apprehended near Seventh Street and Murphy Boulevard. Police Cpl. Chuck Niess said Garrard was charged with felony possession of clonazepam and alprazolam pills and misdemeanor possession of a small amount of marijuana.