From:              Hannibal Police Department

Date:               Monday, May 9, 2022

Phone:            573-221-0987

Fax:                 573-221-3966

Contact:          Lieutenant J.M. Grote


On Saturday, May 7th, at approximately 8:46 p.m. an officer with the Hannibal Police Department saw a vehicle traveling on Warren Barrett near Johnson St. with no taillights and expired registration. As the officer approached the vehicle they could smell what was believed to be marijuana emitting from the vehicle. A search was conducted and multiple pills believed to be controlled substances, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia were located. Styles M. Fountain, 22 of Mexico MO, was taken into custody. Fountain was found in possession of a firearm. He was taken to the Marion County Jail pending formal charges.

On Sunday, May 8th, the 10th Judicial Circuit Court of Marion County issued a warrant for Fountain. He was charged with Unlawful Use of a Weapon and Two Counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance. Fountain’s bond was set at $25,000.00 cash or surety. He remains in the Marion County Jail.