From:               Hannibal Police Department

Date:                February 9, 2016

Phone:             573-221-0987

Fax:                 573-221-3966

Contact:           Lt. Kathy Davis


On Tuesday February 9th, at approximately 1:47AM officers of the Hannibal Police  Department were called to the 2500 block of Broadway for a report of a suspicious vehicle.   According to officers reports a 26 year old Hannibal man was located  asleep in the vehicle while it was running and in gear.  Upon further investigation the man was arrested for several charges including: Possession of a controlled substance (Methamphetamine,) possession of drug paraphernalia, unlawful use of a weapon and driving while intoxicated.  Arrested was Deforrest L. Sims IV, 26 of Hannibal.  He was taken to the Marion County Jail and placed on a 24 hour hold pending the filing of formal charges