Saint Cloud Police arrested a 20-year old Saint Joseph man Friday night on drug charges.
Officers stopped a vehicle at 4th Street South and 5th Avenue South for a stop sign violation but when officers spoke to the occupants the odor of marijuana was detected within the vehicle.
A narcotics canine was deployed and gave multiple positive indications.
A search of the vehicle located a half gram of suspected methamphetamine and 2.1 grams of suspected marijuana and various pieces of drug paraphernalia. The passenger in the vehicle Nicholas Lawwell of Saint Joseph was arrested and charged with 5th degree possession of a controlled substance, marijuana in a motor vehicle and a seat belt violation.