A man wanted on warrant for resisting arrest is behind bars following a Monday morning altercation with police in which illegal drugs were allegedly found.

A man wanted on warrant for resisting arrest is behind bars following a Monday morning altercation with police in which illegal drugs were allegedly found.

At 12:38 a.m. Monday morning, Hannibal Police Department officers responded to the 1900 block of Market St. for a report of a suspicious person. Officers contacted Jereme L. Reeves, 44, of Hannibal, who consented to a search of his person.

During the search, officers located substances believed to be methamphetamine and prescription pills. Reeves were also found to be wanted on a felony warrant out of Marion County.

Reeves was arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance, and an active felony warrant and resisting arrest. Reeves was released to the Marion County Jail.