From:               Hannibal Police Department

Date:                March 15, 2018

Phone:             573-221-0987

Fax:                 573-221-3966

Contact:           Lieutenant J.M. Grote


On Wednesday, 3-14-18 at approximately 7:19pm an officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on US 61 near Fair Oaks.  The driver was arrested for driving with a suspended license.  The passenger, Morice A Trimble 32 of Hannibal, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, and unlawful possession of a weapon.  He was taken to the Marion County Jail. 

On Thursday, 3-15-18, a warrant was filed for possession of a controlled substance, unlawful use of a weapon, and possession of marijuana.  Possession of a controlled substance and unlawful use of a weapon are felonies and possession of marijuana is a misdemeanor.  Trimble’s bond is set at $25,000 and he remains in the Marion County Jail.