Police Beat for Thursday, May 23rd, 2013
A 27-year-old Centralia man was arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop. Dustin Keeley of Melrose Drive eventually had to be ordered to stop his vehicle at gunpoint after he pulled into a private drive off Route 37. The incident occurred after Deputies had received a complaint about Keeley's driving and had clocked him going 76 miles per hour in a 55 mile zone. Keeley faces charge of driving on a suspended licence, possession of a controlled substance and possession of cannabis.
Three others remain in custody on outstanding warrants. 48-year-old Patrick Lyons of West Poplar in Odin was arrested by State Police on an outstanding felony warrant. 29-year-old Lori Yarbrough of Mitchell Street in Wamac and 32-year-old Joyce Barnes of North Maple in Centralia both later posted bond and were released.
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