From:              Hannibal Police Department

Date:               September 9, 2015

Phone:            573-221-0987

Fax:                 573-221-3966

Contact:          Lt. John Zerbonia


On Tuesday (September 8th), morning an officer of the Hannibal Police Department contacted three subjects in Riverview Park. A consent search of the subjects vehicle lead to the discovery of drug paraphernalia and a substance believed to be methamphetamine. Ardell L Bainter, 49, Rhonda L Fargis, 40, and Patrick R Allen, 26, all of Hannibal, were arrested for  Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Manufacturing a Controlled Substance. All were released to the Marion County Jail on 24 hour holds. On September 8, 2015 the 10th Judicial Court of Marion County issued warrants on Rhonda Fargis and Patrick Allen, charging them with the Class C Felony of Possession of a Controlled Substance. Their bond was set at $25,000.00. Both remain in the Marion County Jail.